With a dramatic curved roof, simple white walls, and the heart of the building opening up to the sky, and utilizing locally sourced material, Thread is a innovative, well executed and community-driven piece of sustainable architecture.
In recognition of cultural precedents and limited resources, Twyfelfontein Visitors Center was designed with an economy of means, and flexibility in terms of present use and possible obsolescence.
Literally green from the ground up, this house on the Senegalese coast is an outlier in terms of home construction and design. A model of ecological living that blends perfectly with the environment.
With a focus on a traditional central meeting space, this head office is set firmly within a Namibian context, utilizing both organic and manufactured surfaces.
With traditional canopies serving as a source of inspiration, the National Archives of South Sudan is a project of national significance. An inclusive and unifying building that is grounded in local culture.
Nestled between a pristine beach and an unspoiled forest, the makuti thatched roof of The Red Pepper House rises and falls with the breeze, resting peacefully in its remote location on Kenya’s Lamu Island.
Designed to achieve near 100% carbon neutrality, this competition winning proposal offers an African aesthetic alongside sustainable and environmentally responsible architecture.
A departure from the typical dormitory-style building, this timber clad Orphanage in Nakuru, Kenya, is built with earth bags using excavated soil.
In the heart of Lagos' exclusive Victoria Island, rises the world highest residential sprayed concrete building with an exterior of uniquely curved shells.
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.