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#14 - Building in Africa: inclusive techniques and training

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In response to the housing problem in Africa[1], the Association la Voûte Nubienne (AVN) has been promoting the technical concept Voûte Nubienne (VN) in Sudano-Sahelian Africa for almost 20 years, a complete, adapted [2] and sustainable constructive solution. In order to best support the emergence of this new field, AVN offers inclusive techniques and training courses supported by an innovative dissemination methodology.  

 

The VN technical concept: an inclusive constructive solution

 

The users of the VN technical concept, both customers and construction actors, are mainly from the rural world, and evolve in largely informal market dynamics and subject to pronounced economic and educational fragilities. In order to allow the large-scale dissemination of this new constructive solution in Sub-Saharan (...)

 

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