Here we’d like to focus on our favorite and also the winner of this year eVolo Skyscraper Architectural Competition. A project by Pawel Lipinski and Mateusz Frankowski from Poland for the gorgeous Mashambas Skyscraper.
Dutch artist Michiel Schuurman revives the tradition of Vlisco textiles – wax fabrics typical of Central and West Africa. The roller-printed creations arrived there from Indonesia and Netherlands, but this was the new continent that turned out to be the fertile market for the colourful textiles.
Up-and-coming director Londoner Kibwe Tavares helms this electric commercial for Guinness Africa Special with nary a pub or bar in sight. Instead, the film is a restless celebration of what it means to get that heart-rate pounding – and it’s not afraid to get in your face about it.
Urko Sanchez Architects built this 15-home village in Djibouti, for the SOS Children’s Organization. The development was located on the Horn of Africa, a mostly French and Arabic-speaking country of dry shrublands, volcanic formations and Red Sea beaches – a site known for one of the hottest temperatures on earth. With these conditions in mind,…
In celebration of Africa Day, 10and5 selected some highlights of the exceptional bourgeoning creativity from Africa. ” Africa is a vast, nuanced and constantly changing space. To try and sum up ‘Africa’ in any sense is a failure of both understanding and imagination.”
It’s been over two years since the amazingly eccentric Merrill Garbus—the talent behind Tune-Yards— released her highly acclaimed album w h o k i l l s. The New England native had huge success rooted in her eclectic and unorthodox musical format which was very much influenced by her travels to Africa where she bound…
Get inspired by the place where the desert meets the ocean in the Namib desert, located in the southwestern region of Africa.