We are pleased to announce that the Mwabwindo School has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Panerai Design Miami/ Visionary Award. For the first time, the award recipient is a collaborative project, conceived by the 14+ Foundation, Selldorf Architects,and artist Rashid Johnson with the new contribution of Design Miami commissioned furniture by Christ & Gantenbein.
Designed by Selldorf Architects, the school is inspired by the tall trees on the surrounding savanna that serve as shaded gathering spaces. The School complex, which will open in 2018 and serve 200 primary school students in rural southern Zambia, will be the second school in the region developed by 14+ Foundation.
The Panerai Design Miami/ Visionary Award honors individuals who have significantly contributed to the field of design and recognize for having a continued, tangible, and lasting impact. Full press release here.