African Architecture Developments, Designs

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African Architecture Developments

Contemporary Architectural Designs across the continent: Building Links

post updated 24 September 2021


Architecture Developments in Africa

e-architect have selected what we feel are the key examples of African Architecture Developments.

African Architecture : news + major projects

African Buildings : A-D

African Architecture Developments : E-I (this page)

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African Building Developments

Latest African Architecture added to this page, chronological:

30 Apr 2012
Heritage Place, Lagos, Nigeria, west Africa
Design: Capita Symonds
Lagos Building - African Architecture Developments
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Heritage Place Lagos
Plans unveiled for a major new office development in Lagos. The building will be a landmark within Lagos combining striking façade design and top-end office space.

31 Mar 2010
Huvafen Fushi Maldives Resort
Design: Studio RHE
African Resort
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Huvafen Fushi Maldives Resort
This underwater spa forms part of a luxury resort in the Maldives. It includes two double treatment rooms and a relaxation area. Sliding walls allow the space to be opened up to make the most of the spectacular views or closed to create a more intimate space for treatments. The resort comprises of 43 rooms located on the beach and on stilts over the ocean.

African Architectural Developments

African Building Developments, alphabetical:

The Freedom Park, nr Pretoria, South Africa
Design: GAPP / MMA / MRA Architects
Freedom Park - African Architecture Developments
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Freedom Park, Salvokop
One of the key Presidential Legacy Projects, The Freedom Park was officially launched on 1 June 2000 as a response to the need identified by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for symbolic reparation of past conflicts in the history of South Africa.

Glass House
Design: Nico van der Meulen Architects
Glass House
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Glass House
The shape on the south side is a half circle, forming a horseshoe on the north side. Approaching the house form the gate the driveway is elevated to allow glimpses through the house to the garden and raised water feature on the other side of the house.

Grand Museum of Egypt, Cairo
Design: Heneghan Peng Architects
African Architecture Developments - Grand Egyptian Museum Cairo building design by heneghan.peng
photo : Richard Davies
Grand Museum of Egypt Building
The proposal for the Grand Egyptian Museum begins by forming a new ‘edge’ to the Plateau, by creating a gentle slope as a thin veil of translucent stone structured by fractal geometry; opening and closing like foldings within the desert sand.

Hanimaadhoo Airport, The Maldives
Design: Haptic Architects / Aviaplan
African Airport Building
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Hanimaadhoo Airport

Hilton Windhoek, Namibia
Design: Wasserfall Munting Architects
Hilton Windhoek - African Architecture Developments
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Hilton Windhoek

House, nr. Cairo, Egypt
Design: Shahira H. Fahmy Architects
Egyptian house
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Egyptian house

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Africa Architecture Projects – No Images

Education & Cultural Centre – British Council building, Nairobi, Kenya
Design: Squire & Partners

Equiano Centre, Waterloo, Sierra Leone
Design: Willson & Bell

Government Building, Tripoli, Libya
Design: Buro Happold + Léon Wohlhage Wernik
Architecture competition winner

Guludo Tourist resort, Cabo Delgado, Mozambique
Design: Cullum & Nightingale

Housing project, Tripoli, Libya
Design: VBM Architecten

IT Park – proposal, Kigali, Rwanda

Spacial Solutions, Munich

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Location: Africa

Architectural Developments in Africa

South Africa Football Stadiums – World Cup 2010

African Office Buildings

African House Competition, Luanda Angola : Lisbon Architecture Triennale
African House Competition
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Soccer City Stadium, South Africa
Design: BUE & Partners with Populous
Soccer City South African Architecture Developments
image : Boogertman Urban Edge & Ptrs / Populous
Soccer City Stadium Building

Uganda Vocational Training Centre Building
Patongo Uganda African Architecture Developments
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Ugandan Building

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