Burkina Faso’s painted earth homes in a royal village
JUNE 30, 2014
Until the girls were abducted, I didn’t know much about Burkina Faso. Design burkina faso Cour Royale à Tiébélé earth architecture gourounsi architecture kassena people Rita Willaert And I didn’t think I wanted to know more until I stumbled upon Tiébélé, a village full of the most elaborately-painted earthen homes and mausoleums. Rita Willaert has a treasure trove of images on her flickr page. Hit the jump to see just a few – these are pure art.