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Redesigned by BasaboseStudio Villa Banalia, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is both a renovation and an adaptation of an old industrial storage building.
For the Nyiragongo Villa I, architects BasaboseStudio aimed at using the volcano stones readily available close to the North Kivu province as construction material.
A Blueprint for Africa’s Future Cities – Mauritius, the continent’s most progressive business orientated jurisdiction, has forward-thinking policies that have made the island nation ride the wave to the centre of investment and development.
Archasm Wilderness Pavilion Kenya Competition, East African design contest – “When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard” – with technological advancement, mankind becomes more apathetic about the natural ecosystem that it was once an indispensable part of.
The first Wooden Skyscraper proposed in Africa, designed by HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates. Lagos’s Wooden Tower building introduces green construction to Africa’s largest city.
Landscape architect Grant Associates has teamed up with Bristol Zoological Society (BZS) and fellow Bath based architect Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBStudios) in a project to save Madagascar’s critically endangered wildlife, including the blue-eyed black lemur, and their forest habitat.
A distinctive building shape evokes the whale shark. This elegant retreat uses light-oak interiors and a softly-lit neutral palette, fish-scale-like timber shingles and an amazing ceiling mural on oak panels.
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Gilbert-Ash, has been awarded a fit out project on the British Embassy in Accra. Ghana is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and the UK’s fourth largest export market in Sub-Saharan Africa. The UK is a key partner to Ghana and is committed to advancing continued economic development in the country.
An area of cultivated ground; a plot of land, a small subsistence farm for growing crops and fruit-bearing trees, often including the dwelling of the farmer.
Architects: Sheppard Robson
UK-based architecture firms Sheppard Robson and John Cooper Architecture (JCA) collaborated in 2009 to win an international design competition for the new Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in Johannesburg. The facility will employ 150 paediatric doctors and 450 nurses.
Design: COSTΛLOPES Architects
The Currency Museum can be seen as one of the many steps towards establishing this architectural studio as one of Angola’s leading architecture offices.
Designed by OMA, the White Cube is a central element of the Lusanga International Research Centre for Art and Economic Inequality, located in the heart of the plantation system.