Ponte City tower, a familiar sight on the Johannesburg skyline, was the tallest residential building in the southern hemisphere when it was built in 1976.
Nestled between the sea and Table Mountain, Cape Town Stadium has one of the most dramatic locations of any in the world.
Mega-cities like Lagos get all the attention, but Africa’s helter-skelter urbanisation is having more effect elsewhere.
It begins with a photograph. It’s a blow-up of a faded colour picture of the Great Mosque at Djenné, in Mali, from some time in the mid-20th century.
Think your smart phone is cutting-edge? The real innovation is coming out of Africa’s mobile culture.
All of life is here. Spintex Road, Accra, Ghana, is a six-and-a-half mile stretch of semi-industrial thoroughfare that runs from the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange (purportedly the largest in Africa) to the coastal port of Tema.
M’Afrique is a furniture collection for the Italian brand Moroso, produced with the help of traditional craftsmen in Senegal.
The godfather of British pop art feverishly mixes and remixes images until their meaning changes into something shockingly new.
Bill Millard investigates an idea-rich exhibition on the spaces we build to contain what terrifies us.
Olafur Eliasson and Ma Yansong’s smoke-filled room in Beijing sends Johanna Agerman on a journey of blind, misplaced faith.
The Niyang River Visitor centre by Beijing-based architect StandardArchitecture is ostensibly a very simple building.
The Holmenkollen Ski Jump above Oslo, by Julien De Smedt’s JDS Architects, has now opened for competition.
When we think of cities we think of skylines, just as mappers in the Renaissance did when they drew bird’s eye views of towns dominated by church steeples.