As a child growing up in Burkina Faso, architect Francis Kéré travelled over 40km to go to school. To make education more accessible for others, he designed a primary school in his home village of Gando that uses clay bricks and innovative ventilation techniques to combat the effects of extreme heat.

This year Francis Kéré’s award-winning Berlin-based practice Kéré Architecture has designed the Serpentine Pavilion that will host the annual Park Nights series supported by COS.

Discover more about the project here.

Photography by Siméon Duchoud


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