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Association la Voute Nubienne (AVN)

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Since the year 2000, the ambition of the Nubian Vault Association (AVN) is to develop a market for adapted housing in West Africa which brings together issues of housing, professional training, economics, environment and climate change. At the heart of the programme is the Nubian vault, an architectural concept that is both ancestral and innovatory. This construction technique requires neither timber nor metal roofing sheets, but uses mud bricks and mortar as the raw material. Local labour is trained in the technique, providing much needed employment and a professional skill base of Nubian Vault (NV) masons. The results? Access by many families to affordable and comfortable homes adapted to... read more

Projects (2)

A roof for 2022
Burkina Faso / Safe Housing
Project Leaders
Chloé Adloff
Chloé Adloff
Organization Information
7 rue Jean Jaures
Ganges, N/A 34190
00 33 (0)467 812 105
Organization Information
7 rue Jean Jaures
Ganges, N/A 34190
00 33 (0)467 812 105

Project Reports

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May 16, 2022
Project report #1 [A Roof for 2022]
AVN/AVIGREF-P:a strong partnership for adapted habitat in Benin At the beginning of February, Narcisse Sare Ali, AVN National Benin Coordinator, was invited to the 18th General Assembly of AVIGREF-P -...
Apr 26, 2018
The Nubian Vault latest news #February/March
A potential partnership in the region of Kayes At the beginning of January Alexe Dembélé, AVN-Mali’s National Coordinator invited Amadou Tall, local representative of the Kounda 78...
Jan 29, 2018
The Nubian Vault latest news #December/January
AVN’s Training Centre reinforced to deliver intensified training At the start of this season, AVN has started the first collaborative workshops to develop training tools and materials as part of...
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