Vernacular Architecture in three African countries:
The fifth most densely populated country in the world. Ethnic tensions between Tutsies and Hutus erupted into a Civil War, in part driven by conflicts over access to land.
Is in the fertile, Great Rift Valley.
|Is it any surprise that these people want to migrate to Developed Countries?
|A living fence
|Title of photo is "Kings Hut"
One of the most sparsely populated countries in the world. 20% of the population is infected with HIV according to one source.
|Visitors are often amused that the builders have posts-and-wall holding up the roof. This kind of hut is very common in Africa.
|A dramatic example
|Looking at the lumber used in this construction, I conclude that they have Home Depot stores in Botswana.
|Fences are a big deal in Africa and highly variable.
Beset with civil wars, Mozambique has been unable to capitalize on its centuries of exposure to Arab and Portuguese cultures.
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