Endangered, rehabilitated, charming, functional, resilient, irreplaceable... Spanish Wall structures of South St. Elizabeth

OUR MISSION

The WARE Collective is a nonprofit Jamaican organization that promotes the preservation of traditional arts, crafts and building methods in southern St. Elizabeth and Jamaica.

- STAY TUNED FOR ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS OF ROCKSTONE AND FIRE IN 2021/2022

Phase 1

Film Launch  

Gaining Your Support

+ Building a Movement

Phase 2

Acquisition & Restoration of the Living Museum Site 

Repair & Renovation of Old Nog Structures 

Continuation of Phase 1 Goals

Wattle and Daub Unrendered

Wattle and Daub Unrendered

Spanish Wall Unrendered

Spanish Wall Unrendered

Wattle and Daub House

Wattle and Daub House

Spanish Wall Shop

Spanish Wall Shop

Typical example of a Spanish Wall dwelling of St. Elizabeth

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Typical example of a Spanish Wall dwelling of St. Elizabeth

"A people without knowledge of their past, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."

Marcus Garvey

"A people without knowledge of their past, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."

Marcus Garvey

"Our built environment is central to sustaining our identity, our pride, and our economy."

Dr. Vince Michael

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Wattle and Daub House

Wattle and Daub uses woven wooden strips fixed to a timber frame that is plastered with a lime/earth mixture. The plaster is often reinforced with straw, hair or other binders.