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New Cabin Interior for South African Airways

South African Airways installed eye-catching new interiors this year which blend a modern aesthetic with African tradition.

Joe Osae-Addo: Towards an architecture of ideas

Ghanaian architect Joe Osae-Addo believes that architecture needs to engage beyond the narrow definition of “building”, with a results-driven approach.

Issa Diabaté: Designing the future of urban Africa

Ivorian architect and managing director of Koffi & Diabaté Architects, Issa Diabaté speaks about the need for a broad vision of the future of African cities.

Library of Muyinga

In northwestern Burundi, this library is a result of an integrative approach with local people and place, in-depth research of site-specific circumstances, and interdisciplinary co-operation on various scales.

Diébédo Francis Kéré: How to build with clay… and community

Burkinabe architect Diébédo Francis Kéré shows off some of the beautiful structures he's helped to build in his small village.

CBF – Centre pour le Bien-être des Femmes

The Centre pour le Bien-être des Femmes provides an integrated approach to interaction between built space and climatic-environmental conditions based on considerations of sustainability and appropriateness.