Clay Obos of the Musgum people in Pouss, Cameroon. Designed to provide efficient cooling in the baking heat with vents at the top of the building and small entrances with no windows, keeping the interior around
This is a traditional split bamboo plaited roundhouse by the Sidama people of Ethiopia. The dome, with its pointy top, is designed to shed heavy rainfall where a circular dome would have a flat region prone to leaks.
This is a traditional circular house of cut and braided bamboo made by the Sidama people of Ethiopia. The dome, with its pointed upper part, is designed to repel heavy rains while in a circular dome that space would have a flat area, prone to leaks.