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MONO.KLUB #53: FRANCIS KÉRÉ POSTSCRIPT

Admittedly, this took us a while, but here are a few images of the beautiful evening we had at mono.klub #53 with Francis Kéré. Thank you so much for filling up the beautiful space at DAZ in Berlin despite the nasty weather, and thank you Francis for your incendiary talk.

Photographs by Leon Lenk

MONO.KLUB #53: FRANCIS KÉRÉ

Dear Friends,
With his infectious sense of optimism, the architect Francis Kéré is a speaker in high demand, so we are particularly proud that he graciously accepted to join us for a talk to celebrate our current issue mono.kultur #46. In cooperation with the DAZ in Berlin Kreuzberg we are pleased to host an evening on [...]

MONO.KULTUR #46: FRANCIS KÉRÉ / EXCERPT 03

More from our current issue mono.kultur #46: architect Francis Kéré on architecture, pragmatism and aesthetics.
More than clay and bricks, it is the use of light, colour, and air that is so successful and striking in your work. You’ve spoken before about a formative experience being the time you spent in a classroom that lacked these [...]

MONO.KULTUR #46: FRANCIS KÉRÉ / EXCERPT 02

As we slowly stir to life, let’s start 2019 with a few uplifting words from our current issue mono.kultur #46: architect Francis Kéré on his legendary and infectious sense of optimism.
And yet, it feels like there is so little time in the face of global crises like climate change or migration, both of which affect [...]

MONO.KULTUR #46: FRANCIS KÉRÉ / EXCERPT 01

Francis Kéré on his first project – building a schook for his hometown in Burkina Faso – excerpted from our new issue mono.kultur #46.
The Gando School in your hometown is the project that brought you initial acclaim and attention worldwide. This was your student project that you began working on before you graduated. Was that [...]

MONO.KULTUR #46: FRANCIS KÉRÉ

Dear Friends,
in our most colourful issue yet, we step into the life and work of architect Francis Kéré, known in equal measure for his lighthearted and innovative architecture, his remarkable background, and his infectious sense of optimism.
And his path is an extraordinary one: beginning in Gando, a small village in Burkina Faso, and moving all [...]

MONO.KULTUR #46 / SOUNDBITE 03

With mono.kultur #46, we turn to a singular career in architecture. Finally out next week.

ALTERNATIVES IN PRINT: THE REAL REVIEW

Reading The Real Review is a little like listening in on a conversation of people more intelligent, witty and mannered than oneself, and this is meant as a compliment: intelligent conversation is always a joy. As is The Real Review, London’s impossibly smart architecture quarterly launched in 2016, and about to release their 6th issue.
But [...]

NULL STERN HOTEL

No real estate, no walls and no roof – Hotel Null Stern – the only star is you. Reservations are available for the 2017 summer season.

CANINE COUTURE

Do-it-yourself design for your household friends. Follow the blueprints by Architecture for Dogs to construct unique objects that pay homage to different breeds and the subtleties of the canine life and form.
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