Diébédo Francis Kéré’s Architectural Quotes


Kere Diebodo Honeycomb straw

“Sometimes the western world – and how it communicates – makes things in the west (appear to) be the best. And they are perceived by others to be the best, without taking into account that local materials can be the solution to the climate crisis and can be our best alternative in terms of socio-economic (development)”Kere Diebedo honey comb

Diébédo Francis Kéré’s honeycomb of straws.

“The more local materials you use,” he has said, “the better you can promote the local economy and (build) local knowledge, which also makes people proud.”

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