Burkina Faso was born Diebo Francis Kere honorable its development and sustainable design.
Burkina Faso-born architect Diebedo Francis Kere has become the first African to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, architecture’s most prestigious honour.
Kere, 56, was recognised for his “pioneering” designs that are “sustainable to the earth and its inhabitants – in lands of extreme scarcity”, Tom Pritzker, chairman of the Hyatt Foundation that sponsors the award, said in a statement on Tuesday.
KERE, BURKINA FASO and Double people in Germany said that he is the happiest person on this planet and has become 51 recipients of the outstanding award. It was first issued in 1979. I have a feeling of overwhelming honors and a sense of responsibility, telling AFP in an interview in the Berlin office.
Kere is known for architectural schools, sanitation, housing, citizenship buildings and public spaces, not only in their homes, but also in Benin, Mali and Sudan. Pritzker said that it is also an architect and a servant that improves the life and experience of countless citizens in the world where I have forgotten. KERE won the 2001 PLAUDISTS in Burkina Faso in Burkina Faso, who was born in Burkina FaSo. Traditional school buildings with innovative design using concrete, Cerivis, local clay, cement strengthening, forming a bricks that help keep inner fresh bricks. Scanned tin roofs also provide a strong rain when helping to circulate air.
In the design and construction phase, Kere and local communities cooperate, the number of students from school increased from 120 liters to 700 years, which is the release of the Hyatt Foundation.
The success of the project has led to post-extension housing, libraries and teachers. Natural climate Declare, through the architecture process, through the construction, buildings and fragile scholarships of design resources, this is a fragile building and applying friendly. Through its commitment to social justice and participation, SMART uses local materials to connect and respond to the natural environment. He said in the organizers of the prizes he played as a restrictive factor and adversity in marginalization.
In Burkina Faso, Keres GOBILDE praised the country to be known for malaria and violence at the international level. Groups related to Al-Qaeda and Isil (ISIS ) have killed more than 2,000 people in recent years, with at least 1.7 million people. In the pain of the current security crisis, my country must remember that RA-Sabla Seydou Ouedraogo from Afrik is said, it is also a country, such as Francis Kere. Nebila Aristide Bazie, director of Burkina Faso Architect, said that the award highlights the people of African architects and Burkina Faso.
In 2017, Kere became the first African architect in the Design Serpenti Stonehouse in London Hyde Park, which is a famous homework to a famous architect.
It is also one of the architects behind the Geneva International Red Cross and the Red Crescent Museum, and has a museum alone in Munich and Philadelphia. I believe completely that everyone must have quality, he said in his office, he celebrated the award to his team there. I have been thinking: How do I provide customers who can not pay as much as possible, and for those who can not afford it?
“This is the way I do, use my architecture to create buildings to serve people, let’s say they serve human services, Kere Supplement