Back to the middle of 2011, such a great achievement had been achieved by African architect Diébédo Francis Kéré, founder of Kéré Architecture. For such a great and stunning works and project design, This architect had been announced as the winner of the Marcus Prize award for Architecture. The prize, which recognizes emerging global talents, is administered by the School of Architecture and Urban Planning (SARUP) at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (UWM).
The Marcus Prize is a $100,000 prize funded by the Marcus Corporation Foundation and administered through SARUP. It provides a $50,000 award to the winner and another $50,000 to the school to run the competition, and bring Kéré to UWM. The Marcus Corporation Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Marcus Corporation, a lodging and entertainment company headquartered in Milwaukee. It is part of the Marcus family’s commitment to support architecture in Milwaukee.
Bellow are some works of Diébédo Francis Kéré.
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