Association la Voute Nubienne (AVN)

AVN's mission is to improve housing conditions through an appropriate architecture, as soon as possible, for as many people as possible. In sub-Saharan Africa, the struggle to obtain decent housing plunges millions of families into a vicious circle of poverty. AVN offers a solution to this problem, based on three integrated concepts: A Roof + A Skill + A Market AVN organises the training and support of local Nubian Vault (NV) builders and entrepreneurs to promote this solution on a large-scale, with a view to developing a self-sustaining market in NV construction. As a result, families can acquire affordable, sustainable, and decent housing, at the same time improving their economic cond...

NV house with pebbles incorporated in bricks

NV house with pebbles incorporated in bricks
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN now established in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)

2 vault house in construction, Thies

2 vault house in construction, Thies
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN now established in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)

2 storey house in construction, Thies

2 storey house in construction, Thies
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN now established in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mosque, Guege Wourou

Mosque, Guege Wourou
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN now established in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)

Completed literacy center

Completed literacy center
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN now established in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)
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