Architecture in Cerca Carvajal Haiti
You can’t help but notice the architecture in Cerca Carvajal (a.k.a Cerca Cavajal), Haiti. Cerca Carvajal is located about 30 minutes from the city of Hinche. It’s about 2 hours from Port-au-Prince. Houses there are made of cinder block. This is similar to ones found in Pétion-Ville . See my other post about the architecture there.
There is a feature on some of the houses I’ve never seen before. There are windows that have no glass. They contain lattice made of cement. Screens behind them keep out insects.
Other houses were made with found materials. Think of items such as dried mud and or tin. As seen below, you can see the houses through each stage of construction. Each house had its own personality.
I was able to visit a school during my trip. It was a large campus containing many buildings serving as classrooms and offices. This is just one unique aspect of the diverse architecture in Cerca Carvajal, Haiti.
The last item I wanted to show was this beverage warehouse below. It could have been a simple plain building. Hand-painted signs display all the soda and beer brands held there. Many of the buildings and advertisements were beautifully hand-painted. This added to the vibrant colorful atmosphere of Cerca Carvajal.
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