Gahinga Batwa Village | Studio FH Architects

This settlement for eighteen families has been built for and with a Gahinga-based group of Batwa, a marginalised people living in great poverty and destitution ever since their eviction from…

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Wifaq Sport Center | Groupe3 Architectes

Located in the heart of the Souissi district in Rabat, the Wifaq club benefits from a rich landscape heritage. Upon entering, the visitor finds himself in a particular site, open…

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Swiss Embassy Ivory Coast | Localarchitecture

Angular concrete columns surround this extension to a 1960s villa in the Ivory Coast capital Abidjan, which Localarchitecture has reconfigured to house the Swiss embassy. The mid-century residence was once…

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Education Centre Nyanza | Dominikus Stark Architekten

The Central African State of Rwanda, commonly known as the "land of a thousand hills", is rarely the focus of West European interests. On a private initiative, on the road…

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The Kibera Hamlets School | SelgasCano Architects

Kenya is a place where long-entrenched cultural traditions interact with the fervor of urban modernization. Both in the heart of Nairobi and at the peripheries, the line is contentious, sharply…

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Lycée Schorge Secondary School | Kéré Architecture

Located in the third most populated city in Burkina Faso, the Lycée Schorge Secondary School will not only set a new standard for educational excellence in the region, it will…

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Red Pepper House | Urko Sanchez Architects

The client, Fernando Torres, wanted a private residence that shared a connection with Lamu but was secluded from the main town itself. He had a passion for architecture and at…

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Partners in Health Housing | Sharon Davis Design

The design responds both to its site on a hot, dry hillside and to the tight budget required by the client. Each bedroom has its own private exterior space facing the views of the valley to the west with large overhangs for rain and heat protection. The bedrooms are connected to the shared bathrooms and common spaces with a covered and screened exterior walkway.

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Amaze Restaurant | Kiu Architects

Amaze Restaurant is situated on the corner of Sixth Ave and Main Rd in the leafy suburb of Walmer, Port Elizabeth. It was an opportunity to do something a bit different. Working closely with the architect and contractor allowed us to create a building far removed from the ever too common “Port Elizabeth house conversion”.

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Helderstroom Prison | CS Studio Architects

In 2000 the National Department of Public Works (NDPW) appointed CS Studio Architects in association with Sudhier Magan Architects for the design of the prison, staff accommodation and public facilities. It was agreed that CS Studio would do the overall planning and layout for the project and then take the mess recreation and sports facilities, dry goods store, and fuel station through the 5 work stages.

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