The Zoma Museum, which features wattle and daub construction, is a collaboration between curator Meskerem Assegued and artist Elias Sime.
Adeyemi and his team from NLÉ draw from the verdant local landscape and age-old building traditions for the design of the Black Rhino Academy.
Orkidstudio's small Nairobi-based team is equal parts contractor, designer, and educator, and treats each project as an opportunity to innovate and empower.
The London firm cut through the heart of a vacant Cape Town grain silo to create Zeitz MOCAA, a dazzling new temple for contemporary African Art.
Modernism was once looked to by the emerging states of West Africa to jump-start self-rule. The remnants of this experience, as a new exhibition shows, still radiate that optimism.
We pick the four designers/architects who stood out last week at Design Indaba in Cape Town.
Dusty pink and copper tones create an air of calm at Yswara's outlet in Johannesburg.
Francis Kéré, a Burkina Faso native, hopes to heal his torn country with his proposal for the parliament's master plan.
Susan S. Szenasy talked to members of the Miami office of Perkins+Will about the mutually supportive role interior and exterior spaces play in healthcare environments.
The organizer of "Architecture of Independence–African Modernism" discusses how the continent's bracingly modern buildings reflected notions of liberation and autonomy.
Ten ways how creativity on the continent reflects and suggests global shifts in design practice
Focusing on growing African cities, Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi creates buildings with the potential for long-lasting impact.
The Chinese urban model has landed in cities across Africa, says Dutch research studio Go West Project.
Mill Junction is a daring student dormitory that's high-rise and low-cost.
Three Metropolis editors cast their architecture and design predictions for the new year.
Taxi rank designed to connect people, businesses, entertainment-- the city itself
Building as repair yard and guild house
Working with MASS Design Group in Rwanda Michelle Benoit learns about more than just architecture.