Diébédo Francis Kéré 2022 Laureate of the Pritzker Prize

Diébédo Francis Kéré’s approach combining technologies and local materials

World-famous architect Diébédo Francis Kéré, founder of the practice Kéré Architecture, took part in the Cersaie 2017 “building, dwelling, thinking” programme with a conference held on Thursday 28 September.

Francis Kéré (© Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk)

The ethics of building in Burkina Faso

Keynote speaker at Cersaie 2017, Diébédo Francis Kéré was awarded the most prominent international award in architecture. Among the reasons for the award, the aptitude demonstrated in "finding brilliant, stimulating and revolutionary ways" to some of the crucial questions of contemporary architecture.