Commemoration Centers

Wangari Muta Maathai House / Boogertman + Partners Architects

Wangari Muta Maathai House 

Wangari Muta Maathai House – Information courtesy of WAF.

World Architecture Festival, the world’s largest international architectural event, has announced the category winners on Day Two of the event in Berlin. 

The WAF 2016 Future Project – Culture award went to Boogertman + Partners Architects for Wangari Muta Maathai House, a “beautiful, poetic and integrative” project in Nairobi, Kenya. Intended as a centre for commemoration and learning, the project is dedicated to the memory of the late Wangari Maathai, who became the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work as an environmental activist and national leader.

 

 

Wangari Muta Maathai House
Image Courtesy of WAF

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