Hope City


One of the most ambitious and amazing construction projects in the world is about to begin in Ghana. Dubbed, "Hope City" a $10 billion project intended to make the West African nation an international hub of high tech innovation.



Designed by African-American designer Stephen Burks and presented by Italian furniture maker Moroso at the 2009 Milan Design Week, the M'Afrique exhibition aims to use furniture as the vehicle to showcase the aesthetic influences and diversity of the continent with the creativity of a few of the great artists and exponents of contemporary African culture.


Landscape Architecture

Learning Landscape

phlandscape-ed01 Project H Design, a San Francisco based non profit, completed an amazing project playground project in Uganda. Design fellows Dan Grossman and Heleen de Goey built a mathematics playground for the students of the Kutamba AIDS Orphans School.


Brian Vermeulen on Great Zimbabwe


Brian Vermeulen, of the architecture firm of Cottrell and Vermeulen in London, England, describes how the African Site of Great Zimbabwe, a major trading center until the 15th century, has influenced his work.


Soccer City Stadium

soccercity-day Designed to have the appearance of a Calabash, or an African pot, Soccer City is currently the largest stadium in Africa. It is nne of the most artistic and awe-inspiring football venues on the African continent, and was host to the first and final matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.


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