Climate: Tropical savanna.  Passive cooling technique: Mud hut compounds with thatched roofs help buffer extreme temperatures. The thermal mass of the stone and adobe mud walls keeps the interiors cool on hot days, while the conical shape of the roof slope allows torrential rains to drain off quickly.

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Gando, Burkina Faso - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Gando, Burkina Faso - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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