Noomdo Orphanage / Kere Architecture

Situated in the rural countryside of the Boulkiemdé province of Burkina Faso, the Noomdo Orphanage lies approximately 2 kilometers outside of the city of Koudougou. Mimicking the nearby residential compounds, the project is layed out in a similar way to a small village clustered around a communal outdoor space. The complex consists of 5 modular courtyard buildings, a shaded open-air dining hall...

Black Rhino Academy / NLE Works

The Black Rhino Academy is a proposed primary and secondary boarding school located in Karatu, Tanzania. The 7 hectare hilly site is situated just outside of the Ngorongoro Crater conservation area, surrounded by rich natural vegetation and abundant wildlife.

Pavilions For Okana / Laura Katharina Strähle & Ellen Rouwendal

Pavilions for Okana is a Design & Build Project and an interdisciplinary challenge that seeks to make architecture strudents involved in the daily lives of their clients, predominantly focussing on sustainable architecture and narrowing down on cost.

The Why Not Academy / Gaetano Berni, Ivan Cosentino and Giulia Celentano

The Why Not Academy is a school but above all a multifusion center for the Mabatini community, one of the poorest neighborhoods in the Mathare slum in Nairobi. The school building project takes place in several phases. In the first phase of construction, wooden calls (twin pillars) were left in view of extending the school on a second floor. 

Swawou Girls School / Orkidstudio

In February 2014, Orkidstudio broke ground on a new girls’ school in Kenema, in the eastern region of the country, employing as many as seventy men and women from the local community each day. The Swawou Foundation sought to provide extensive new learning facilities for up to 120 young girls from the local area. First set up in 2009 by Ahmed Jaward and Kirsty Wood, it was the only school around...

Lycée Schorge Secondary School / Kere Architecture

Located in the third most populated city in Burkina Faso, the Lycée Schorge Secondary School not only sets a new standard for educational excellence in the region, it also provides a source of inspiration by showcasing locally-sourced building materials in an innovative and modern way.

French School in Lome / Segond-Guyon Architectes

The project includes the construction of an elementary school, and the extension of a kindergarten. Its aim is to build a contextual architecture, fully aware of its environment.

Heideveld Primary School / Meyer and Associates

The design of the new Heideveid Primary school was informed by the need to keep an existing school on the site fully operational until the new building was finished. This constraint, together with the relatively small scale of the site, gave rise to a compact and simple plan form.

Phase 2 University of South Africa (UNISA) Building / Michelle Sandiland Architects

Beyond the world-famous horizon line of Table Mountain and beyond the equally familiar horizon line of the Hottentots Holland mountain range is a context that hardly ever receives a positive mention in the press, let alone the architectural press. This sandy and windswept wasteland is euphemistically known as the Cape Flats. Parow, where the Phase 2 University of South Africa (UNISA) building i...

Gangouroubouro Primary School / LEVS Architecten

In the open plain near the Malian village Gangouroubouro LEVS designed a new primary school. Similar to the primary school in Tanouan Ibi and the practical training college in Sangha, the architecture of the school reflects a connection between the local building traditions, culture and function. Compared with the rich architectural areas near the rocky walls in the Dogon area, particularly at ...