Diébédo Francis Kéré (b.1965, in Gando, Burkina Faso, west Africa) trained at the Technical University of Berlin in Germany, started his Berlin based practice, Kéré Architecture, in 2005. Kéré Architecture has been recognised nationally and internationally with awards, including the Aga Khan Award for Architecture (2004) for his first building, ...read more
Lycée Schorge Secondary School by Francis Kéré. Photograph © Francis Kéré
The architecture studio directed by Francis Kéré has built this school in Koudougou, Burkina Faso. The project has been resolved as 9 modules wrapped in a semicircle that seeks, through the gesture, to generate community.