FROM:Diébédo Francis Kéré’s career began when he built a school for the village he grew up in

Diébédo Francis Kéré was born in 1965 in Gando, Burkina Faso and studied at the Technical University of Berlin. Parallel to his studies, he established the Kéré Foundation e.V. (formerly Schulbausteine für Gando e.V.), and in 2005 he founded Kéré Architecture. His architectural practice has been recognized nationally and internationally with awards including the Aga Khan Award for Architecture (2004) for his first building, the Gando Primary School in Burkina Faso, and the Global Holcim Award 2012 Gold. Kéré has undertaken projects in varied countries including Burkina Faso, Mali, Germany, the United States, Kenya, and Uganda. In 2017 the Serpentine Galleries commissioned him to design the Serpentine Pavilion in London. He has held professorships at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Swiss Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio. In 2017 he accepted the professorship for “Architectural Design and Participation” at TU München (Germany).

DiébédoFrancisKéré於1965年出生於布基納法索的Gando,並在柏林技術大學學習。 在他的學業的同時,他建立了KéréFoundatione.V. (前身為SchulbausteinefürGandoe.V.),並於2005年創立了Kéré建築事務所。 他的建築實踐在國內和國際上獲得認可,包括他的第一座建築Aga Khan建築獎(2004年),布基納法索Gando小學獎和2012年全球Holcim獎金獎。 Kéré在不同國家開展了項目,包括布基納法索,馬里,德國,美國,肯尼亞和烏干達。 2017年,Serpentine畫廊委託他設計倫敦的蛇形館。 他曾在哈佛大學設計研究生院和瑞士Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio擔任教授。 2017年,他在慕尼黑工業大學(德國)接受了“建築設計與參與”的教授職位。


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