sketches of a termites tale

this week we have shifted our focus to the tale of the termites.  we began by visiting some of civita’s grottos and underground cisterns.  there are some existing grotto plans of civita done by past fellows/students that have helped our studies and inspired ideas of existing underground spaces and tunnels that may become nests or fungus gardens in a parallel termite world.  of course the amazing mound structures that termites can build have captured our imaginations as well and have been at the core of our research.  from what we have learned thus far, we sketched out some possible scenarios for how this tale may unfold…

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