Nwankpa Design

Conversation with architect and founder, Susan Nwankpa Gillespie

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Nwankpa Design

Conversation with architect and founder, Susan Nwankpa Gillespie

In its six years of existence, Nwankpa Design, founded by Nigerian-American architect Susan Nwankpa Gillespie, has made strides in the design and construction industry.

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Pioneer Ghanaian Architects: Theodore Shealtiel Clerk

And the building of Tema

Pioneer Ghanaian Architects: Theodore Shealtiel Clerk and the building of Tema. Theodore Shealtiel Clerk, fondly referred to as T.S. Clerk, was one of the founding members of the Ghana Institute of Architects.

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From Buckman to Turkson

Alternative stories on Ghana’s architectural profession

From Buckman to Turkson: Alternative stories on Ghana's architectural profession. Architectural history of Ghana.

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John Owusu Addo

A memoir of Ghana’s architectural journey through the eyes of a pioneer Architect

A memoir of Ghana’s architectural journey through the eyes of a pioneer architect.

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Netflix's 'Made by Design' Debut Profiles Nigerian Creators

The inaugural season spotlights 13 African designers who hail from Nigeria

Netflix aired its new original docu-series, “Made by Design,” highlighting the works of 13 Nigerian creatives.

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Localworks on Sourcing from the Site

The Ugandan architecture and design collaborative highlights the significance of honoring local materials while creating beautiful, functioning buildings

Ugandan architecture and design collaborative Localworks highlights the significance of honoring local materials while creating beautiful, functioning buildings.

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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
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Studio NYALI designs the ArchiAfrika Pavilion

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

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

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.

Cape Verde's Floating Music Hub by Kunlé Adeyemi and his firm NLÉ
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Mariam Kamara on Cultural Sustainability

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

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

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.

The forthcoming postgraduate school of architecture is founded by architect Lesley Lokko
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Isaro Lise Katangulia: Highlighting 'African Female Architects'

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

Rwandan architect and illustrator Isaro Lise Katangulia is celebrating the achievements of African women in architecture
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7 African Creatives Participating in the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale

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

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