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The Senegalese Rendezvous

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senegal-centre-culturel-sinthian-toshiko-mori-archics.com_3Designed by the New York agency: Toshiko Mori. This initiative of two NGOs – The Medical Center Sinthian and American Friends of Korsa will be a meeting place and it will include spaces for concerts and accommodations for artists.

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It is located near the border with Mali in the village of Sinthian Senegal. Divided into two classes, the equipment will be built with local materials and methods, using elements of bamboo and mud blocks. The perforated walls help provide thermal comfort.
This project will also help to provide medical services and educations for the twelve tribes of the region.
Location: Sinthian, Senegal
Architects: Toshiko Mori
Year: 2014
Credits: ©Toshiko Mori.

 

 

culled from Archis.com

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