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Images of African housing from Tropix: huts, thatched roofs, mud, brick, basic and squatters

Ethiopia, Morocco, caravanserai, Benin, mud house, Botswana, grass hut, Mali, Nigeria, Kenya
ETH99TIM4_06 Simple houses on Bantyiketu River bank contrast with UN Centre and high rises on skyline behind. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Copyright Tropix (T.J. Walker) MOR98SE3_19 Caravanserai style guest house, palm trees, at roadside, nestles under high cliffs of Todra Gorge. Central Morocco. Copyright Tropix (Sara Erith) BEN93TX4_17 African visitor by Somba tribes thatched, turreted, castle-like, mud house (tatasomba). Koutagou, N.W.Benin. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) BOT97PCZ2_17 Old woman, !Kun San (Bushman) tribe, eats narra? Citrillus lanatus porridge; wood & grass hut. Kalahari Desert, Botswana Copyright Tropix (P.C. Zietsman) MAL92RJ6_06 Millet thatched houses, dry-stone-walled compounds. Teenage girl, western blouse, Dogon indigo print skirt. Dogon; Mali. Copyright Tropix (Rob Jones) NIG06TX1_08 Young men in concrete house grandfather built; uncle made panelled door; neighbours. Ode Omi, Ogun State, S.Nigeria. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) KEN81TX6_02 Masai man with knobkerry & boy child with stick, in mud & wattle, thin walled house, conical roof. Masai Mara, Kenya. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley)
Nigeria, wealthy house, mud brick houses, Ivory Coast, Somalia, stone house, Uganda, detached
NIG97MM12_13 Traditional ornate balcony on big modern, high income house. Security fence and grills. Port Harcourt, S.Nigeria. Copyright Tropix (M. MacDonald) NIG86RC3_03 Village: adults stand in shade of thatch eaves of mud brick houses; 2 children. Lausu Village, Kano State, N.Nigeria. Copyright Tropix (R. Cansdale) IVC93TX4_17 Workmen rest by wood and thatch hut. Contrast: high rises of Le Plateau over water. Treichville, Abidjan, Cote dIvoire. Copyright Tropix (V. and M. Birley) SOM84PF11_16 Two men, smart clothes, sit reading outside blue painted stone house; other homes, 1 being built. Erigavo, N.E.Somalia. Copyright Tropix (P. Frances) UGA87BC4_04 Modern high income detatched house with verandah, balcony, fresh painted walls & tiled roof. Kampala, Uganda Copyright Tropix (B. COULTER)
Nigeria, compound, South Africa, squatters, Botswana, self-help, decorated, Morocco, whitewashed
NIG87DD2_23 Aerial: cattle herders compound in dry season: mud houses, conical thatch roofs, dry land. Mambilla Plateau, E. Nigeria. Copyright Tropix (D. Davis) SAF_AM27_07 Tidy squatter settlement on gentle hill, mostly mud & pole houses with metal roofs, well spaced. Durban, South Africa. Copyright Tropix (A. Mountain) BOT91MA5_18 Woman with 5 children on step of their shared self-help house; they have 1 room. Population; family. Gaborone, Botswana. Copyright Tropix (M. AUCKLAND) BOT91MA5_19 Small square mud brick house hand-decorated with national coat of arms(L) & guinea fowl (R). Maun, Okavango, N.Botswana. Copyright Tropix (M. AUCKLAND) MOR98SE3_03 Whitewashed houses protected by C16th stone ramparts of old Portuguese port; seaward side, beach. Asilah, W.Morocco. Copyright Tropix (Sara Erith)
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