Friday, June 10, 2016

Picture Day Friday: Architecture of Madagascar

According to Wikipedia: "This house in South Kalimantan bears many of the iconic construction features brought from Borneo to Madagascar two thousand years ago: wood plank walls, piles to raise the house from the ground, and a steeply sloping roof supported by a sacred central pillar topped with crossed gable beams to form roof horns that are decoratively carved."