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Peter Rich on his recent work

Peter Rich on his recent work

Peter Rich on his recent work

Dedicated to the creation of authentic, contemporary African architecture, South African architect Peter Rich strives to create places that are meaningful, and uplifting for all who occupy them.

Royal Netherlands Embassy

A stunning example of a building concept that responds to its cultural and ecological surroundings, the Royal Netherlands Embassy in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, reflects a convergence of cultures, and collaboration between Ethiopian and Dutch architects. The guiding principle in the construction of the project was a respect for place while addressing the functional requirements of a working embassy, resulting in a contemporary structure that fully engages its local environment.
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