Design233 Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Recapping a month of activities and collaborations with African industry professionals as we celebrate 10 years of coverage

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Design233 Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Recapping a month of activities and collaborations with African industry professionals as we celebrate 10 years of coverage

Recapping a month of activities and collaborations with African industry professionals as we celebrate 10 years of coverage.

Makers

Studio NYALI designs the ArchiAfrika Pavilion

The ArchiAfrika Pavilion brings black and diaspora voices to the Venice Biennale of Architecture

Studio NYALI and Joe Addo present the ArchiAfrika pavilion, bringing black and diaspora voices to the Venice Biennale of Architecture.

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Mansa Floating Hub

Cape Verde's Floating Music Hub by Kunlé Adeyemi and his firm NLÉ

Cape Verde’s newest cultural and creative platform is a floating music hub created by Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi and his firm NLÉ, in partnership with ADS Group– Africa Development Solutions.

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Mariam Kamara on Cultural Sustainability

The African Futures Institute kicked off its inaugural Alero Olympio Memorial Lecture series

Nigerien architect Mariam Kamara kicked off the inaugural Alero Olympio Memorial Lecture series for the African Futures Institute by discussing cultural sustainability.

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African Futures Institute Launches Website

The forthcoming postgraduate school of architecture is founded by architect Lesley Lokko

Ghana’s forthcoming African Futures Institute, founded by Ghanaian-Scottish architect and acclaimed educator Lesley Lokko, along with renowned Ghanaian architect Sir David Adjaye OBE, has launched its website.

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Isaro Lise Katangulia: Highlighting 'African Female Architects'

Rwandan architect and illustrator Isaro Lise Katangulia is celebrating the achievements of African women in architecture

Rwandan architect and illustrator Isaro Lise Katangulia creates "African Female Architects" to highlight and celebrate the contributions of African women to architecture.

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7 African Creatives Participating in the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale

This year's African participants hail from Cape Verde, Nigeria, Angola, and more

For this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, African participants hail from Cape Verde, Nigeria, Angola, and more.

Works

Chrissa Amuah: Bernhardt Design Collaboration & London Design Biennale

The "Duality" collection is inspired by Ghanaian patterns and colors while "Amplify" is a site-specific concept at London's Somerset House

Chrissa Amuah has recently launched a textile collection named "Duality" in partnership with furniture and design brand Bernhardt Design. She is also representing Ghana at the 2021 London Design Biennale.

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MASS: Redefining Standards in Health Design

MASS Design Group has been creating industry standards in Sub-Saharan Africa and the developing world for sustainable and equitable development that is accessible, purposeful, and healing.

Building functional, beautiful spaces that address infection control and enhanced public health in Sub-Saharan Africa and the developing world
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Orthner Orthner & Associates

Orthner Orthner & Associates are setting new standards as to what Ghana's affordable housing stock could and should look like, while putting sustainability at the forefront of their designs.

Setting the standard for sustainable and affordable buildings in Ghana
Literature

New Series Highlights Architecture in Sub-Saharan Africa

The seven-volume book collection, named “Architectural Guide Sub-Saharan Africa,” takes a comprehensive look into some of the most significant structures from the continent’s 49 Sub-Saharan countries.

The seven-volume book collection takes a comprehensive look into some of the most significant structures from the continent’s 49 Sub-Saharan countries.
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African Women in Architecture

An introductory look into seven African women in architecture and the work that they are bringing to the table.

An introductory look into seven African women in architecture and the work that they are bringing to the table
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54 Flavors: An Introduction to West African Cuisine

In a series of conversations, 54 Flavors takes a deep dive into dishes from countries like Cote d’Ivoire, the Gambia, Ghana, Cape Verde, and more.

An exploration into dishes from countries like Cote d’Ivoire, the Gambia, Ghana, Cape Verde, and more
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Exploring Public Health and Representation in Design- A Conversation

In a chat with Charity Ntansah, a Master of Public Health Doctoral Student, and Ngozi Olojede, a marketing and research expert at a leading architectural firm, we delve into the importance of diverse representation at design firms and in roles that govern health policies.

In a chat with Charity Ntansah and Ngozi Olojede, we delve into the importance of diversity and representation at design firms and in roles that govern health policies.
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Moynihan Train Hall: Stunning Art Installations

New York City's Penn Station has a new train hall with artwork by Kehinde Wiley, Stan Douglas, and Elmgreen & Dragset

New York City's Penn Station has a new train hall with artwork by Kehinde Wiley, Stan Douglas, and Elmgreen & Dragset
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