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The Assinie-Mafia Church / Koffi & Diabaté Architectes

  • 04:00 - 13 March, 2015
The Assinie-Mafia Church / Koffi & Diabaté Architectes
The Assinie-Mafia Church / Koffi & Diabaté Architectes, © François-Xavier Gbré
© François-Xavier Gbré

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© François-Xavier Gbré
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Text description provided by the architects. Here, our goal was to go beyond the traditional and to create a building in conformity with religious norms, all the while being modern, imposing and reflective of the spirit of the city. A building structure with character, both simple and intricate in its design details, with an emphasis put on natural ventilation.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The project was built as a part of our community projects initiatives (donating the architecture) with the help of local residents.

© François-Xavier Gbré
© François-Xavier Gbré

Our works in the coastal city of Assinie-Mafia, Côte d’Ivoire, are part of a large urban landscaping project by Koffi & Diabaté Architectes (currently in progress) centered on the development of an eco-friendly city where notions of sustainable development are fully integrated in building design concepts and a new “coastal” aesthetic is being introduced, locally.

© François-Xavier Gbré
© François-Xavier Gbré

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Cite: "The Assinie-Mafia Church / Koffi & Diabaté Architectes" 13 Mar 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/607810/the-assinie-mafia-church-koffi-and-diabate-architectes/> ISSN 0719-8884
© François-Xavier Gbré

Assinie-Mafia 教堂/ Koffi & Diabaté Architectes

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