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Ascending Array in Malawi

Miracle for Africa Foundation central library

Sweep of gently curving roof elements and screen enclosures for a library in Lilongwe, Malawi transcending sustainable construction into one integrated and elegant design.

The new central library for the campus of the Miracle for Africa Foundation in Lilongwe provides spaces for books, archives, reading rooms, classrooms, offices, and an open forum.

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Seeing sustainability in a new light: Steven Holl receives winner certificate
 
Acknowledgement prizes: Improving the lives of people
 
“Taking sustainability beyond what it conventionally appears to be”
 
Project Entry 2017 for Middle East Africa
Project Details
Location
Lilongwe, Malawi
Authors
Steven Holl
Main Author
Steven Holl
Steven Holl Architects, USA
Prizes
Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2017
Middle East Africa
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“Intersecting the optimal” – Sustainable design by Steven Holl
“Intersecting the optimal” – Sustainable design by Steven Holl

The design by Steven Holl of Steven Holl Architects, USA starts by maximising the natural light to the interior and …

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Ascending Array in Malawi: Acknowledgement 2017 Middle East Africa
Ascending Array in Malawi: Acknowledgement 2017 Middle East Africa

Sweep of gently curving roof elements and screen enclosures for a library in Lilongwe, Malawi transcending sustainable …

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