Traditional Obus house, Cameroon, Africa. Travel to Cameroon with CAMEROON DMC. A member of GONDWANA DMCs, your network of boutique Destination Management Companies across the globe. www.gondwana-dmcs.net
The Musgum, an ethnic group in far north province in Cameroon, create their tall conical dwellings from compressed sun-dried mud. Called Cases Obos, the profile of the structure is that of a catenary arch— the ideal mathematical form to bear a maximum weight with minimal material.