National 24.6.2017 05:04 am

The triple storey of the township

Johannes Phala and his wife live in an elaborate, three-floor structure which is as much a house as it is a work of art through which he expresses himself and his faith.

"I happened upon his striking dwelling, named Morula City by the owner, when I was passing through the Makause informal settlement in Primrose. I stopped to take a photo when the man on the roof shouted down to me to come up for a better look," says photographer Neil McCartney.

The triple storey of the township
The triple storey of the township

The triple storey of the township

Johannes Phala and his wife live in an elaborate, three-floor structure which is as much a house as it is a work of art through which he expresses himself and his faith.

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