Gurunsi

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Dwellings of the Gurunsi peoples of Burkina Faso. The women of the village paint these gorgeous, elaborate geometric murals on the outside of their clay homes.

Photos by: Louis Montrose - Tiébélé, Burkina Faso / Ann Schunior - Tiébélé, Burkina Faso / Rita Willaert - Kassena village, Tiébélé, Burkina Faso / Dan Heller - Tiébélé, Burkina Faso / Eric Le Parc - Tangassogo, Burkina Faso / Anthony Pappone - Tiébélé, Burkina Faso

the sustainable village uses abundant local materials to create thermally comfortable, practical and visually expressive dwellings that adapt to the environment.