Architecture in Tahoua, Niger

Yama is a small village located in Tahoua. The area remains untouched by outside influence, despite years of french colonisation. All edifices of the region are made using elements of Sahelian architecture.

The Mosque pictured was designed by local architect Falke Barmou and the construction started in 1962, using traditional methods (mud brick and wood). Every village inhabitant made a contribution; from the landowner who donated the site, to the people who made mud bricks, carried water, gathered wood…

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