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.
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.
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.
BUILDING THE WALLS OF EAST AFRICA In previous years, contemporary architecture in Africa has been driven primarily by the Bauhaus principal of
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.
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.