"Burkina Faso boasts a few simple gems, such as the village of Tiebele, renowned for its unique architecture...Dwellings are either square (for married couples) or round (for bachelors) and all elaborately decorated: black diamond patterns cover large areas of the reddish-brown walls. Drawings of snakes and crocodiles, both sacred animals, bestow protection"(Andrea Davoust)  Photos are by Rita Willaert

"Burkina Faso boasts a few simple gems, such as the village of Tiebele, renowned for its unique architecture...Dwellings are either square (for married couples) or round (for bachelors) and all elaborately decorated: black diamond patterns cover large areas of the reddish-brown walls. Drawings of snakes and crocodiles, both sacred animals, bestow protection"(Andrea Davoust) Photos are by Rita Willaert

An earthen building in Burkina Faso -Moon to Moon: Unusual Homes from around the World....

An earthen building in Burkina Faso -Moon to Moon: Unusual Homes from around the World....

Mali - Africa - Mali’s earthen buildings are renowned worldwide for their aesthetic beauty and diversity -  architecture that brings with it major preservation challenges.

Mali - Africa - Mali’s earthen buildings are renowned worldwide for their aesthetic beauty and diversity - architecture that brings with it major preservation challenges.

Africa | Gourounsi Painted House And Sacrificial Altar In Tiébelé.  Burkino Faso

Africa | Gourounsi Painted House And Sacrificial Altar In Tiébelé. Burkino Faso

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