Exemplary examples of contemporary African architecture and design by Koffi & Diabaté; One of Abidjan’s(Cote d’Ivoire) leading architecture and design firm . Koffi & Diabaté Architect Agency is a partnership between founder and manager, Guillaume Koffi and Issa Diabaté.Both partners work alongside a team of 18, all sharing ideas to bring the concepts to life. Koffi & Diabaté’s portfolio consists of mainly residential architecture by applying modern architectural methods to the current African urban context.
Koffi & Diabaté’s architecture can be seen throughout many West African mainly Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, and The company strives towards changing the perception of their profession in the environment they live in, through showcasing examples of the quality of their work and through direct involvement in the National Association of Architects in Cote d’Ivoire, a local organisation that is currently presided over by Guillaume Koffi and has seen the launch of the first major building fair to take place in Cote d’Ivoire. Plans for the future include the proposed launch of the Architect Institute of Cote d’Ivoire; aimed at enhancing the knowledge of local architects in urban city planning, the use of local materials and encouraging the exploration of new architectural solutions.
Absolutely stunning examples of contemporary African architecture. This also defines one of the reasons i started this blog, to promote designers such as these. truly inspiring
(Photo’s courtesy of Koffi & Diabete)