The Work of Francis Kéré is Currently on Exhibition in Madrid

Source:  Designboom

Image by Julio César González

Madrid’s Museo ICO presents the exhibition: ‘Francis Kéré. Primary elements’ curated by Luis Fernández-Galiano and organized by the ICO Foundation. The exhibition showcases 27 projects and six artistic installations carried out in three different continents.

The thesis that structures the entire exhibition relates the work of Francis Kéré with the primary elements of the work of 19th century german architect and scholar Gottfried Semper: the stereotomic floor, the tectonic roof, and the textile wall. these ‘primary elements’ have been constructed full scale in the Museo ICO with the same techniques used by Kéré in his projects... [+]

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