African vernacular architecture is an inestimable cultural heritage that deserves to be aknowledged!


A majority of Africans reside in rural areas and build and live in structures constructed with materials that are obtained locally. These structures use techniques that have been utilized for generations. It is an architecture that is both sustainable and beautiful.

Unfortunately, a myth exists that African vernacular architecture is temporary or for the poor. Part of the reason why these negative

perspectives exist is people’s lack of knowledge of these structures…

Jon Sojkowki