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On why design cannot be divorced from economic development in Africa
Architect Mariam Kamara, says she believes that design stands to open up new avenues for solving problems on the continent.
Les Chaises Koubeyni is an artistic response to the concept of hospitality
In Niger's capital city, Niamey, artists from the city as well as those from Madrid got together to build an amulet to reflect on hospitality.
Architecture's ability to alter narratives with Mariam Kamara
At Design Indaba Conference 2019, the Niger-born architect shared how she is using her work to shift perceptions of her home country.
Mariam Kamara unveils a new collaboration with Design Indaba in Niger
The Artisan Valley is a whimsical promenade with spaces for local artisans to show off their traditional fabrication processes.
Her work is guided by the belief that architects have an important role to play in spaces that have the power to elevate, dignify, and provide a better life.
Niger-based architect Mariam Kamara to be mentored by Sir David Adjaye
The two architects will work together for two years as part of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.
3 young African architects focussing on human-centred design
With our attention on shelter solutions, we highlight three young African architects committed to changing their landscapes.
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