The use of cave dwellings in the Nafusa Mountains region in Libya has been commonplace for a variety of functions during the past few centuries. While many of cave dwellers have left to urban centers riding the waves of modernization, urbanization, and globalization, few still live in them today. This article presents an up-to-date review of the types, structures, and adaptation of cave dwellings and their dwellers in Libya. The paper presents a conceptual framework explaining the migration of cave dwellers into the cities and the recent revival of caves as potential homes for many in Libya. The paper focuses mainly on the sustainability and suitability of cave dwellings as affordable alternative housing options for many in Libya.

Blood impressions are an important form of physical evidence and are likely present on the skin of assault victims, especially when the assault is...

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