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 ...

The AVN-Mali team

The AVN-Mali team
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN 15th Anniversary' (view small | med | large | orig)

Inauguration ceremony, Koutiala office

Inauguration ceremony, Koutiala office
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN 15th Anniversary' (view small | med | large | orig)

Koutiala regional office, Mali

Koutiala regional office, Mali
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN 15th Anniversary' (view small | med | large | orig)

Corridor view

Corridor view
Photo from Progress Report 'An electrified artisanal zone for 15 enterprises' (view small | med | large | orig)

An exterior view

An exterior view
Photo from Progress Report 'An electrified artisanal zone for 15 enterprises' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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