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How Architects Can Design 'Coherent and Peaceful Cities'

In Burkina Faso and elsewhere, Architect Francis Kéré approaches design as a medium for easing tensions around political issues like migration.
The design by Francis Kéré for the National Assembly in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
The design by Francis Kéré for the National Assembly in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.Kéré Architecture

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Three years ago, demonstrators in Burkina Faso set fire to the National Assembly in Ouagadougou. The Burkinabé uprising led to the ouster of the country’s longtime president Blaise Compaoré followed by a short-lived military takeover. Today, Burkina Faso is rebuilding.