modernist mogadishu

April 7, 2015 — Leave a comment

Odd, bunker-like round houses in Mogadishu, built in the 1930s –

mogadishu round housesI wonder if they still exist.

Mogadishu evidently witnessed a period of modernist expansion in the 1930s, including the construction of several majestic art deco buildings. Most were badly damaged if not destroyed during Somalia’s decades of civil war.

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