Zenfolio | Evan G. Schneider | Traditional Kom Architecture | SA-2020 Roof panel fabrication

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Keywords:Camaeroon, Cameroun, achitecture, africa, grasslands, highland, house, kom, traditional architecture
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SA-2020 Roof panel fabrication

SA-2020 Roof panel fabrication

Fabricating the roof panels for a traditional Kom house. Raffia bamboo poles are lashed together with strps of raffia in the desired triangular shape. Double horizontal bamboos allow a seating for the thatch. The dried raffia bamboo is very strong and light weight.