Kassena Royal Court and Mausoleum Complex, Tiébélé, Burkina Faso

Kassena Royal Court and Mausoleum Complex, Tiébélé, Burkina Faso

Entrance to Niani Restaurant, Dakar, Senegal

ntrance to Niani Restaurant, Dakar, Senegal - Abandoned now. Fabulous place right on the sea.

Painted in Burkina Faso Houses - Journal of Design

Maisons peintes au Burkina Faso

"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

Tiébélé Graphic printed dwellings

"Burkina Faso boasts a few simple gems, such as the village of Tiebele, renowned for its unique architecture" woah

Ghana Rising: Gurunsi Architecture -The Next Big Thing…

“The Gurunsi (Kassena) tribe live in fortified houses in the Tiebélé region on the border of Burkina Faso and Ghana.

Gurunsi architecture in Burkina Faso and Ghana

Burkina Faso Ghana seshatarchitecture: “ Gurunsi architecture in Burkina Faso and Ghana ”

Classroom entry,  Kaolack, Senegal (West Africa)  Architect: Patrick Dujarric  Client: Mission Française de Coopération et d'Action Culturelle  Completed: 1994

Entrance to the Franco-Sénégalaise Cultural Centre in Kaolack, Senegal (West Africa)

A Fascinating Look At Beautiful Homes Of The Kassena People | So Bad So Good

Images of life in Tiebele, the painted village of the Gurunsi people in southern Burkina Faso, by Louis Montrose, USA. Overall winner - Travel Photographer of the Year 2011 at the Royal Geographical Society

Gurunsi villages, tiebele, south of Burkina Faso. Photo by Anthony Pappone, photographer.

Gurunsi villages are formed by sukhala houses, which are decorated hand painted by the women of the village, tiebele, burkina faso

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