“Francis Kéré. Primary elements” at ICO Museum Madrid

An exhibition dedicated to the African architect whose architecture has received great acclaim and has won numerous awards thanks to the development of innovative strategies that combine traditional materials and construction techniques with the most advanced engineering technologies.

 

Gando School Library @ Francis Kéré

Gando School Library @ Francis Kéré

 

Francis Kéré has developed innovative strategies that combine materials and traditional construction methods with modern engineering techniques. Since the establishment of his own practice in 2005, his work has reappeded a great recognition, with prizes like the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture, the BSI Swiss Architectural Award, the Marcus Prize, Global Holcim Gold Award, and the SchellingArchitecture Award. (more…)

“Francis Kéré. Radically Simple” at Architekturmuseum der TU München

The Architekturmuseum der TU München presents “Francis Kéré. Radically Simple”, the most comprehensive exhibition yet on Kéré’s work, covering both his completed designs and his ongoing projects.

 

Francis Kéré »Lycée Schorge« in Koudougou, Burkina Faso, 2016 Foto: Daniel Schwartz/Gran Horizonte Media

Francis Kéré, »Lycée Schorge« in Koudougou, Burkina Faso, 2016, Foto: Daniel Schwartz/Gran Horizonte Media


In addition to the buildings that he planned and realized in his home village of Gando, the exhibition displays his buildings in Africa and China, as well as his projects and designs in Germany, where he won two urban-planning competitions. (more…)