04 mai 2009

In a Senegalese Slum, a Building Material Both Primitive and Perilous

Olivier Asselin for The New York Times Trash lies everywhere in the fields, lots and buildings where children play in a Guédiawaye neighborhood. Residents buy refuse to build up low-lying areas that are prone to flooding in rainy season. By ADAM NOSSITER Published: May 2, 2009 GUÉDIAWAYE, Senegal — Aba Dione, 7 years old, met his end six weeks ago in the trash-filled corner of an abandoned dwelling here, as good a place to play as any, it seemed, when the other options were garbage and more garbage. The New... [Lire la suite]
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