After finishing his degree in architecture
at Technische Universität in Berlin he chose to return to his home town of
Gando in Burkina Faso and to use his education to help re build his community.
Using the limited materials that were available in Gando, Kere worked with his
community to build beautiful low cost structures that worked within their natural
I included Kere's TED presentation in the opening to this post and the Design Indaba
presentation, that I attended in 2011 can be views by clicking here. I hope that you are as inspired as I was
by this incredible mans achievements.
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