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Mikou Studio to Construct Africanews Headquarters in Congo

01:00 - 14 May, 2014
Mikou Studio to Construct Africanews Headquarters in Congo, © Mikou Studio
© Mikou Studio

Mikou Design Studio has unveiled plans for the Africanews headquarters in Congo. Designed to “present a powerful visual impact” on Brazzaville’s skyline, the wood-clad tower will be hoisted on four “totem-like” pillars above a two-story glass base and topped with a panoramic restaurant sheltered by a vegetated rooftop terrace.

Pan African Games Masterplan Competition Entry / Group IAD

01:00 - 7 June, 2013
Pan African Games Masterplan Competition Entry / Group IAD, Courtesy of Group IAD
Courtesy of Group IAD

Focuses the attention on the African and International communities, the proposal by Group IAD for the Pan African Games Masterplan is represented by the lines connecting each African capital in Brazzaville. These generators form on the plot a beam of guidelines as a first filter that allows organizing the circulation areas of the program. Drawing its strength from the meanders of the Congo River, this project establishes a permanent dialogue with the river, its surroundings and Brazzaville. More images and architects’ description after the break.