1. ArchDaily
  2. Niamey

Niamey: The Latest Architecture and News

Adjaye Associates Reveals Conceptual Design for the Martyrs Memorial in Niamey, Niger

Adjaye Associates has recently designed a project in Niamey, Niger to honor all those that lost their lives in the fight against terrorism on the country’s southern and western borders. The Martyrs Memorial is in fact “tangible documentation of the continuous fight against extremist entities and the soldiers who have fallen in the process”.

Courtesy of Adjaye AssociatesCourtesy of Adjaye AssociatesCourtesy of Adjaye AssociatesCourtesy of Adjaye Associates+ 10

“Design can be a Powerful Tool for Good": Mariam Kamara on Changing Narratives through Architecture

This article was made in partnership with Design Indaba, a website and annual festival that uncovers innovation for good. Click here to learn more about the annual event.

Niger-born architect Mariam Kamara shared how she is shifting perceptions of her home country at the 2019 Design Indaba Conference in Cape Town. Founder of the architecture and research firm atelier masōmī, Kamara was a software developer for several years before joining united4design, a global collective of architects working on projects in the U.S., Afghanistan and Niger. At the Design Indaba Conference, Miriam discusses her work and what it means to put people at the forefront of practice.

Courtesy of Design IndabaCourtesy of Design IndabaMariam Kamara. Image Courtesy of Design IndabaCourtesy of Design Indaba+ 8

General Hospital of Niger / CADI

© Liu Chen
© Liu Chen

© Liu Chen© Liu Chen© Liu Chen© Liu Chen+ 48

Niamey, Niger
  • Architects: CADI
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  34000
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016