David Adjaye unveils designs for children’s cancer treatment centre in Rwanda

The architect, who was born in Tanzania, is designing the Gahanga International Children's Cancer Hospital for a four-h...

Calabar International Convention Center

The Calabar International Convention Center in the southeastern part of Nigeria is located in the scenic river delta of...

The Beauty of Africa’s Traditional Architecture, In One Big Database

In 2014, architect Jon Sojkowski created the first online database of African vernacular architecture, using photos he‚...

The Rise of African Architecture

The mention of 20th-century architecture brings to mind Europeans such as Le Corbusier and Antonio Gaudí, or Americans...

Making Africa A Continent of Contemporary Design

In a large exhibition, the Vitra Design Museum moves from March 2015, the contemporary African design in a new light....

Groosman to create extreme cantilevers for arts Centre in Rwanda’s capital

An arts and cultural centre with two huge cantilevered wings has been unveiled by Dutch architectural firm Groosman as ...

Influence of Islam on African Architecture

What is Islamic Architecture? Islamic architecture can be referred to as the building traditions of Muslim populatio...

Around Africa in 10 buildings

This list of 10 spaces from the ancient and modern world is by no means exhaustive, but it gives a...

African Sculpture

African sculpture takes many forms and offers us huge insights into the cultures and tribal communities from whence it ...

David Adjaye unveils designs for children’s cancer treatment centre in Rwanda

British architect David Adjaye has revealed plans for a 100-bed paediatric cancer centre in Rwanda, East Africa. The...

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