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Vele Secondary School

This formerly dilapidated school in rural South Africa was transformed through community engagement, using passive low energy design principles, to create a sustainable, place specific learning environment.

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Michael Murphy: The importance of training African architects

Michael Murphy, Co-Founder of MASS Design Group, discusses the dearth of architects in Sub Saharan Africa, and how bridging that gap can lead towards much needed architectural and societal transformations.

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Twyfelfontein Visitors Center

In recognition of cultural precedents and limited resources, Twyfelfontein Visitors Center was designed with an economy of means, and flexibility in terms of present use and possible obsolescence.

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Peponi House

In the heart of London's Notting Hill district, Africa is summoned and heralded in a home that is an urban oasis replete with memories of travels across the continent.

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Khamsa House

Literally green from the ground up, this house on the Senegalese coast is an outlier in terms of home construction and design. A model of ecological living that blends perfectly with the environment.

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Ernst & Young Head Office – Windhoek

With a focus on a traditional central meeting space, this head office is set firmly within a Namibian context, utilizing both organic and manufactured surfaces.

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