Originally from Burkina Faso, Kéré trained as an architect at the Technische Universität in Berlin where he has since set up his practice Kéré Architecture, and built a reputation on his socially driven and sustainable approach to architecture.
Most recently Kéré was the 17th architect to be commissioned for the annual pavilion at the Serpentine Gallery in London’s Kensington Gardens.
Dezeen was media partner for World Architecture Festival 2017, which this year took place in Berlin in conjunction with the Inside festival of interior design.
World Architecture Festival took place from 15-17 November at Arena Berlin. Take a look at the full programme.