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...

Completed AVN home.

Completed AVN home.
Photo from Progress Report 'POSTCARD: Project Site Visit' (view small | med | large | orig)

AVN team, Boromo, Burkina Faso

AVN team, Boromo, Burkina Faso
Photo from Progress Report 'Photos from the 2011/12 Construction Season' (view small | med | large | orig)

Granier with Presidents of Nigeria & Gabon at WEF

Granier with Presidents of Nigeria & Gabon at WEF
Photo from Progress Report 'Photos from the 2011/12 Construction Season' (view small | med | large | orig)

Family in Dendjola, Mali, and their NV house

Family in Dendjola, Mali, and their NV house
Photo from Progress Report 'Photos from the 2011/12 Construction Season' (view small | med | large | orig)

NV house, Bambrigouani, Burkina Faso

NV house, Bambrigouani, Burkina Faso
Photo from Progress Report 'Photos from the 2011/12 Construction Season' (view small | med | large | orig)

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