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  • Lesedi Cultural Village

    Lesedi Cultural Village is a tourist village that celebrates the cultural traditions of several different peoples of Southern Africa. It reproduces traditional dwellings and offers demonstrations of dances and other cultural activities. It is located in the heart of the African bush amidst the rocky hills of the Cradle of Humankind, near Johannesburg, in Gauteng, South Africa. It is a World Heritage Site. A discovery of the fascinating cultures and traditions of the peoples of Africa by visiting the five traditional farms inhabited by the Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Basotho and Ndebele tribes who live according to the tribal folklore and traditions of their ancestors. "Our culture is the light of our nation - anyone who walks here among our cultures at Lesedi Cultural Village can also see the light."

  • Curtis Moody

    Driven by a passion to break into architecture, a field little represented by minorities, Curtis Moody decided to create his own architectural firm. He took a considerable risk and opened the doors of Moody and Associates in 1982. In the beginning, the company consisted of only 2 people, Curt and a graduate student in architecture. The company grew very quickly and already had nine employees in less than a year. Curt partnered with engineering firm Howard E. Nolan & Associates, and it was then that the company: "Moody Nolan" was born. Moody Nolan, headquartered in #Columbus, #Ohio. Moody Nolan is today the largest African-American architecture firm in the #UnitedStates. It designs sports and academic facilities, health establishments, offices, hotels and mixed facilities. Recent projects include Wintrust Arena in McCormick Square, #Chicago; Marriott's Moxy Hotel in #Columbus, the International Museum of African American History and many more... In 2021, the company won the "Architecture Company 2021" award. This is the first time that an African-American-owned company has won this prestigious award.

  • Warka Village

    The project of "Warka water" called "Warka Village" located in the rainforest of #Cameroon, is an integrated space for the Pygmy community, an isolated society located in the #Mvoumagomi region. Warka water is a non-profit organization run by italian architect arturo vittori. Warka Village is a project for an integrated village built only using local and natural materials and local building techniques. Earth, water, stone, wood and natural fibres. Warka Village aspires to transform the landscape of holistic human development, using low-cost, sustainable, community-driven, high-impact, multi-sector development interventions tailored to the specific needs of the village. The project, which should be completed in 2022, is already operational with around 30 people, including workers and pygmies - hunter-gatherers from the rainforest - living on site.

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  • Architecture | #TAAMagazine | Leeds

    Founded by Joia Preciosa in 2022, #TAAMagazine is the magazine that showcases talents in architecture , art and design . Whether you're looking to read about the latest great talents or share your story, #TAAMagazine has it all. Check out our range of articles and get your daily dose of news and updates ! Contact WELCOME Welcome to #TAA Talented Architects From Africa Magazine. This Magazine gives voice to known and unknown talents in the field of architecture and art. The objective of this magazine is to allow talents to share their story, to share their passion and to allow readers to discover them. Some readers will recognize themselves in them and others will find a major motivation by reading these few lines. We hope you enjoy our magazine and that it will give you the opportunity to discover talented people who deserve to be known. ​ ARCHITECTS Architects , decorators , interior architects are many of these talents who like to create, design and embellish our living spaces. Work as a freelancer or in a company, they all share the same passion: The design and creation of spaces . In #TAAMagazine edition 3 ​ Discover the interview of the fantastic team of architects composed of Armel Mikalo, Adriana Bidier and François Koudaya who were recently selected in the top 50 of the famous competition organized by kaira looro . ​ #TAA MAGAZINE October Edition 3 Welcome to the third edition of the #TAA Talented Architects From Africa Magazine. This Magazine gives voice to known and unknown talents in the field of architecture and art. The objective of this magazine is to allow talents to share their story, to share their passion and to allow readers to discover them. ​ Downoald #TAA Magazine Read on Calameo X #TAA Favorite BOOK This book explores the edition 2021 of the Kaira Looro Architecture Competition for a Women’s House in rural context Africa. This is a Non Profit Competition with the aims of raising awareness in the international community regarding the topics of gender equality and human rights; sensitizing promising young talents in the international architectural landscape about the responsibilities that designers have in society; providing an opportunity for professional growth; supporting charity projects of Humanitarian Organization Balouo Salo who organizes the event. All 50 awarded projects are collected in this book. The winners were chosen by an international jury made up of the president of the jury Kengo Kuma (Kengo Kuma & Associates) and Benedetta Tagliabue (EMBT Miralles Tagliabue), Urko Sanchez ( Urko Sanchez Architects), Agostino Ghirardelli (SBGA), Oulimata Sarr (Regional Director of UN Women West and Central Africa), Salimata Diop Dieng ( Minister of Women, Family, Gender and Child Protection of Senegal), Lehau Victoria Maloka ( Director of Women Gender and Development Directorate of African Union Commission Azzurra Muzzonigro (Sex and the City) and the scientific committee of Balouo Salo / Kaira Looro. All proceeds from competition and this book has been donated to humanitarian projects and to building the winning project in Senegal. Go to the Shop ! TALENTS Last Talents SPOTLIGHT #TAAMAGAZINE Swap to see the lastest talents on the spotlight CONTACT US Leeds ,UK architekinternational.jp@gmail.com Name Email Subject Message Thanks for submitting! Submit

  • Properties

    #TAA Magazine has 4 Editions per year. Publications are available in: March July September/October December Before each publication, an extract will be shared on social networks . If you want to share your experience and be part of the #TAA adventure send us a message on the chat or send an email to: architekinternational.jp@gmail.com Share your Story October 2022 #TAA Magazine Read Download July 2022 #TAA Magazine Read Download March 2022 #TAA Magazine Read Download

  • Kaira Looro Architecture Competition: Women's House

    < Back Kaira Looro Architecture Competition: Women's House This book explores the edition 2021 of the Kaira Looro Architecture Competition for a Women’s House in rural context Africa. This is a Non Profit Competition with the aims of raising awareness in the international community regarding the topics of gender equality and human rights; sensitizing promising young talents in the international architectural landscape about the responsibilities that designers have in society; providing an opportunity for professional growth; supporting charity projects of Humanitarian Organization Balouo Salo who organizes the event. All 50 awarded projects are collected in this book. The winners were chosen by an international jury made up of the president of the jury Kengo Kuma (Kengo Kuma & Associates) and Benedetta Tagliabue (EMBT Miralles Tagliabue), Urko Sanchez ( Urko Sanchez Architects), Agostino Ghirardelli (SBGA), Oulimata Sarr (Regional Director of UN Women West and Central Africa), Salimata Diop Dieng ( Minister of Women, Family, Gender and Child Protection of Senegal), Lehau Victoria Maloka ( Director of Women Gender and Development Directorate of African Union Commission Azzurra Muzzonigro (Sex and the City) and the scientific committee of Balouo Salo / Kaira Looro. All proceeds from competition and this book has been donated to humanitarian projects and to building the winning project in Senegal. Price: £ 38.00 Buy Previous Next

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