5 -min. read One for your #designgoals: documenting the move from traditional safari clutter to a wanderlust-worthy, guest-centric aesthetic, Richard Holmes delves deeper into the reasons behind the shift in the design of Africa’s most prestigious safari lodges.
3 -min. read It’s less than a year old, but we already can’t imagine Cape Town without MOCAA – or The Silo Hotel. Designed by Royal Portfolio, their masterwork won them the 2017 DESIGN Africa award. In the run-up to this year’s Innovation Awards, we caught up with them to talk African identity and how destinations should steer designs.
4 -min. read Was Congolese artist Bodys Isek Kingelez the greatest architect who never was? Designer, architect, builder, urban planner capable of conceiving entire cities: yet his works remained uninhabitable.
7 -min. read For this year’s Conference, we’ve gathered a homegrown panel of African influencers who are opening minds and shutting down stereotypes through their individual crafts and unique talent.
4 -min. read For the 2016 We Are Africa Conference, we’re excited to introduce two speakers and a panel of African influencers who will be telling their stories Made In Africa.
3 -min. read BUILDING THE WALLS OF EAST AFRICA In previous years, contemporary architecture in Africa has been driven primarily by the Bauhaus principal of