Dogon architecture. The joy is in the details. Above are details found in Dogon architecture. The Dogon people are an ethnic group who live primarily in “Pays Dogon” or “Dogon Country” which is located in the central plateau region of the country of Mali, in the Mopti region of Mali. They also inhabit Burkino Faso. They are renown for their architecture and advanced astronomical knowledge that preceded that of all other astronomers.