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February 2nd, 2013
thesmithian

…the small country of Burkina Faso near the border to Ghana…with the plentiful raw materials available the Kassena people make some of the most culturally rich and architecturally beautiful villages, such as this one in Tiébélé…the dwellings occupy a community of just over one hectare…and are made of a sun-dried mix of clay, soil, straw and cow droppings moistened to a perfect mortar, mixed by foot to create strong pottery-like structures.

much more, here.

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    Elliott will be here for a month next summer. Very excited for him
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