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Four of the Most Innovative African Women Architects

Publié dans Design  |  mars 13, 2021
In recent years, women architects have gained more influence in their field, developing innovative approaches to practice and design. They are using local materials and techniques to design and deliver buildings for longevity. Some are facing challenges since non-designers often build their own homes, shops, schools, and other structures. So, they need to show that their innovative approaches will improve people’s lifestyle, helping urban areas develop cohesively and sustainably.

African Art Outlook for March

Publié dans Events  |  mars 06, 2021
Since the global expansion of the covid-19, many contemporary African art events have been cancelled, postponed, or transitioned to virtual exhibitions. Some galleries are opened for exhibition visits by appointment. While countries are slowly reopening their frontier, we’ve got you covered with a quick guide of what to discover in your city this month. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite events of March featuring African and Africa related art practices and projects.

In Conversation with Christian Benimana

Publié dans Design  |  février 20, 2021
Worried about the rise of unsustainable buildings in Africa, Christian Benimana wants to inspire the next generation of African architects and designers in implementing a unique model of sustainable and equitable development. He believes that architecture must not only focus on the design of the building but also on understanding of how it impacts the lives of dwellers. He considers that Africa will face a critical need for high-quality infrastructure as it experiences increasing urbanization in the near future.

African Art Outlook for February

Publié dans Events  |  février 06, 2021
Since the global expansion of the covid-19, many contemporary African art events have been cancelled, postponed, or transitioned to virtual exhibitions. Some galleries are opened for exhibition visits by appointment. While countries are slowly reopening their frontier, we’ve got you covered with a quick guide of what to discover in your city this month. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite events of February featuring African and Africa related art practices and projects.

Four of the Most Imaginative Architects in Africa

Publié dans Design  |  janvier 16, 2021
With the rapid urbanization in major African cities, there is an increasing need of creative architects to shape new buildings on the continent. In some countries, the government is not actively solving the issues emerging from a lack of urban planning. So, architects need to step in and be proactive in order to develop new area and rehabilitate the lost ones.