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Diébédo Francis Kéré: Architecture is a Wake-Up Call

Architecture, Kéré explains, is basically a social process that is about integrating the people you build for, and making them stakeholders. In this way, they identify with the building and are proud of it.

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St. Jerome’s Center Orphanage

A departure from the typical dormitory-style building, this timer clad Orphanage in Nakuru, Kenya, is built with earth bags using excavated soil.

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Sharpeville Memorial Garden

Built entirely by hand with clay brick, the Memorial Gardens were designed to commemorate the lives lost during the 1960 Sharpeville Massacre.

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Luyanda Mpahlwa: We need to increase our level of appreciation for design

The Cape Town-based architect on how design solutions for sustainable buildings, creative interiors and transformative urban spaces defines his work.

Ramzi Towers

In the heart of Lagos' exclusive Victoria Island, rises the world highest residential sprayed concrete building with an exterior of uniquely curved shells.

World Architecture Festival 2012: Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre

World Architecture Festival program director describes the uniqueness of South Africa's Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre.