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Malawi Vernacular Architecture
Documentation for Preservation
Click on the map to view the pictures.
These video clips give a sample of what vernacular construction is really like.
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The research was divided into 3 sections... South, Central and North with 1 week documenting in each area.
Welcome to the web page of Malawi vernacular architecture. The project consisted of traveling the entire country for 3 weeks... stopping in villages to take pictures and video and to interview people about their homes and homesteads. This site contains over 4,700 pictures which reflect the current state of vernacular architecture in Malawi.
All the photos taken are placed in galleries according to the 28 districts in Malawi. These galleries are in the "research areas" of the web site. The pictures are also cross referenced in categories such as granaries, homesteads, materials and others.
Download all the pictures for each district on my Flikr gallery.
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