Inspired by the symbolism of the African Mask.
What inspired you to enter this special competition to create a modern architectural language for Africa?
The ancient culture of the ethnic groups of Africa. Bright stylized art. Nature. People and indigenous cultures. African masks.
What did you find most interesting or challenging during the research and development of your prototype?
Tracing the history of tribal masks, hard to find good material. Implementing the idea to style.
Why do you believe African homeowners will be interested in building a home such as the one you have submitted today?
I think that my house is primarily designed from environmentally friendly materials. Not difficult to construct. Excellent Design composition, suitable for comfortable living of a typical African family. The house has an interesting concept. Made in the African style.
ATL: Vol. 1
, Article 26.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/atl/vol1/iss1/26