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Old February 5th, 2014, 11:21 PM   #41
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so interesting, it would be nice see some new buildings inspired on that traditional architecture
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Old February 8th, 2014, 08:30 PM   #42
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Abirem Temple in its original form | source

The temple in its full and original Akan architectural form with the high roofs that allowed people to move about in the upper floors.

a photo of the Abirem Temple from c. 1925-1927 | source

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Old February 8th, 2014, 08:41 PM   #43
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house of one of the chiefs of Okwawu, c 1888 to 1908 | source

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Old February 8th, 2014, 08:44 PM   #44
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"ram's horns"

symbol of humility together with strength

The ram will fight fiercely against an adversary, but it also submits humbly to slaughter, emphasizing that even the strong need to be humble
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Old February 15th, 2014, 07:07 AM   #45
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Very interesting design and symbolism. This architecture is unique.
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Old February 17th, 2014, 02:04 AM   #46
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small shrine in the village of Jufu | source

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Old February 17th, 2014, 02:05 AM   #47
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a view of the Palace of King Prempeh I | source


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Old February 22nd, 2014, 12:55 AM   #48
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Such a good history, thanks Nyumba
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Old March 7th, 2014, 09:45 PM   #49
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so interesting, it would be nice see some new buildings inspired on that traditional architecture
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