AVN's programme figures in a recent report by UN Habitat : Going Green : A Handbook of Sustainable Housing Practices in Developing Countries. The AVN case study - one of ten key projects in the world featured in this Handbook - is on pp 107 - 110.
This page contains a selection of documents in English about AVN and its program which you can download:
> AVN 2014 brochure (pdf, 1.7 mb) This beautifully illustrated 24 page brochure includes the latest information on the progress of our program, together with updated contact details for AVN's offices in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Senegal.
> Training and supprt of masons in mud-brick vault construction Paper presented by Tony Kaye, AVN Vice-President, at EBUK (Earth Building UK) Conference, Norwich Cathedral, Feb 14th, 2014 (PDF, 2.4 MB, 8 pp)
> Affordable, sustainable housing for as many people as possible.... (April, 2013) A complete set of brochures covering the housing challenge in Africa, the NV technical solution, and AVN's dissemination program; with documents on how to fund a project, how to donate a building, and how to become an AVN field partner or franchisee.
> la Voûte Nubienne: Promoting sustainable housing through social enterprise(2013)
In Earth Architecture and Tradition, to be published in 2014 by the Institute of History of Art, Building Archaeology, and Restoration at the Vienna University of Technology in cooperation with the Institute of Comparative Research in Architecture (PDF, 2.0 MB).
> MONITORING, EVALUATION & IMPACTS (2012) A 'dashboard' presentation of cumulative results and impacts, and country summaries of 2011-2012 season results (PDF, 630 KB)
> CHINESE/ENGLISH BROCHURE (2012) An A5 brochure prepared for the World Economic Forum meeting in Tianjin, China, Sept 2012 (PDF, 8.5 MB)
> Presentation of AVN Program in Arabic (2012) , prepared for the Dubai International Award (PDF, 5.4 MB)
> Presentation of AVN Program in English (2012) , prepared for the Dubai International Award (PDF, 2.2 MB)
> FRENCH/ENGLISH BROCHURE (2012) An illustrated 22-page A5 brochure (PDF, 4.5 MB)
> AVN-BELGIUM BROCHURE (2012) A four-page fund-raising brochure (PDF, 5.4 MB)
> SEED BROCHURE (2012) A flyer produced for the SEED symposium, Johannesburg (PDF, 3.25 MB)
> Summary of Impacts (2011) An illustrated slide show (19 slides) (PDF, 3.1 MB)
> AVN Brochure (2011) A seven-page brochure about AVN (PDF, 6.4 MB)
> AVN Brochure (2011) A 3-folds leaflet about AVN (PDF, 4.6 MB)
> AVN-Belgium Brochure (2010) A four-page fund-raising brochure (PDF, 719 KB)
> Earth Roofs in the Sahel: A Case Study (2009) A 23 page account of the AVN Program, its rationale and impact, with illustrations, plans, and charts, marking the 10th anniversary of the Program. (PDF, 1.2 MB)
> Ghardaia Conference Paper (2006) A case-study of the AVN Earth roofs in the Sahel program, delivered at the conference Living in Hot Deserts, Ghardaia, Algeria, Dec 2006. (PDF, 1.0 MB)