New African Architecture on the spotlight at arc en rêve in Bordeaux

The cultural centre and gallery devoted to architecture is organizing, in partnership with Frac Acquitaine, a competition and exhibition on young architects working in Africa.

 

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Beatty-Vermeiren

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Beatty-Vermeiren

 

Arc en rêve centre d’architecture, located in Bordeaux, France presents the exhibition Young Architects in Africa from 24 September to 22 November.

Organised by Architecture-Studio, the competition and exhibition entitled Young Architects in Africa aim to showcase architectural creativity in Africa by turning the spotlight on a young generation of architects that shows great promise from an international perspective. The exhibition focuses on the environmental and participative nature of the projects, which represent the social and community values embodied by young architects in Africa.

 


 

Exhibition information

Young Architects in Africa
New African architecture
24 September –22 November, 2015
11 am – 6 pm, open until 8 pm on Wednesdays
Every day except Monday

Architecture Centre arc en rêve
Grande Galerie
7 rue Ferrère
33000 Bordeaux

 


 

The exhibition presents sixteen projects devoted to everyday use (public space, school, house, market, etc.) An international jury has selected three winners, nine nominees and four special mentions from a total of 194 projects entered by participants from 26 African countries living not only in Africa but also the US, Canada, Brazil, Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Tunisia and China.

 

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition ©-Y-Tsai

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition ©-Y-Tsai

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © atelier-Koe

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © atelier-Koe

 

The exhibition is being held in the main gallery at arc en rêve, with large photographs and screen projections giving visitors the opportunity to discover the work and approaches of the teams selected by the Young Architects in Africa jury.

 

Youngs Architects in  Africa exhibition © Bruce-Rowlands

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Bruce-Rowlands

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Maxwell-Mutanda

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Maxwell-Mutanda

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Jacques-Murama

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Jacques-Murama

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Urko-Sanchez-Architects

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Urko-Sanchez-Architects

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Urko-Sanchez-Architects

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Urko-Sanchez-Architects

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Kobina-Banning

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Kobina-Banning

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Dean-Macgregor

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Dean-Macgregor

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Matthew-James-Wilson

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Architects-of-Justice

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Architects-of-Justice

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Architects-of-Justice

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Architects-of-Justice

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Wasserfall-Munting-Architects

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Wasserfall-Munting-Architects

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Hamdi-Zekeria-Amen-Tadesse

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Hamdi-Zekeria-Amen-Tadesse

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Bruce-Rowlands

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Bruce-Rowlands

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Mariam-Kamara

Youngs Architects in Africa exhibition © Mariam-Kamara

 


 

Exhibition information and images courtesy of Arc en Rêve Centre d’Architecture, Bordeaux.