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The Architecture of Francis Kéré: Building for Community

Philadelphia Museum of Art
May 14–September 25, 2016

Immerse yourself in a site-specific environment designed by acclaimed Burkinabe architect Francis Kéré. This exhibition sheds light on Kéré’s inventive approach to building, which views local expertise and materials as well as collective input as invaluable resources. In addition to sculpted spaces for visitors to gather, reflect, and converse, this exhibition offers a retrospective of Kéré’s award-winning projects, including a simple yet elegant design for a school in a remote village in Burkina Faso.


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Courtyard Village

Milan Design Week 2016

During the annual Fuorisalone in Milan, Kéré Architecture is excited to present the Courtyard Village - a stone pavilion in the courtyard of the Baroque Palazzo Litta. Inspired by social and spatial dynamics of a typical African village, the Courtyard Village aims to carve paths for social encounter and gathering among visitors.

Photo © Kéré Architecture


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ArchDaily 2016 Building of the Year Awards

The Vitra Camper Pop-Up Store has been nominated as a finalist for ArchDaily's 2016 Building of the Year Award! After reviewing and voting on over 3,000 projects, the ArchDaily readers have shortlisted 5 finalists per category and the Camper Store at Vitra Campus has been selected in the Commercial Architecture category. Everyone can vote here until February 8.

Photo © Vitra / Photography by Eduardo Perez

 

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1st Prize Meroe Royal Baths Competition
German Archaeological Institute

Kéré Architecture has placed first in a competition for the design of a protective shelter on the UNESCO-protected ancient island of Meroe in Sudan. The site is new a joint research project between the German Archaeological Institute and the National Corporation for Antiques and Museums in Khartoum. Original Announcement

 

 

 

 

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