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Planning the Impossible
Kigali’s city planners have devised an ambitious plan to transform this quaint capital city into a regional powerhouse.
Tomà Berlanda: Building for education in Rwanda
This Italian architect is helping to pioneer a new model for early childhood development centres being built in Rwanda.
Hillywood's big week
In this new series of first-hand reports by our team of correspondents in Africa, Katherine Sullivan writes on the growth of Rwanda's film industry.
New Rugo Social Housing
New Rugo, designed by George Periclès Creative Think-Tank, is a low-cost housing project that draws its inspiration from the Rwandan vernacular.
Inzuki Designs are Rwandan-made, African-inspired and globally loved.
Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013
Here are the 20 projects shortlisted for the 2013 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
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