The winners of the prestigious architecture commission are from Johannesburg’s Counterspace studio and offer a fresh view on creating buildings.
To achieve sustainable, functional buildings, architects in cities like Lagos need to consider local realities.
The next ten years will be a critical period in which research agendas can be developed.
The study of two hospitals was a first for researching the microbiology of the built environment in South Africa – a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding how to design healthier buildings.
With his work Francis Kéré, who is one of Africa’s top architects, represents an innovative breakthrough in the collective imagery of what architecture in Africa could be in the 21st century.