This a well-researched and beautifully presented study of the sculptural mud architecture of West Africa is stunning. These often beautiful buildings were designed and built by architects for kings and emperors, making the best of local materials and know-how.
In the heart of Lagos' exclusive Victoria Island, rises the world highest residential sprayed concrete building with an exterior of uniquely curved shells.
New offices for the British Council in Lagos, Nigeria both respond to, and challenge local conditions. Embrasing openness in the hot, humid tropical climate, alongside security and accessibility, the designer's response is subtle, yet practical.
Situated in Abuja, Nigeria, the African Institute of Science and Technology is a master planned campus designed to mimick the geographic patch work of the area, taking inspiration from traditional and cultural values.