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An inspiring concrete vision

Throughout history, the means of expression of humans have evolved with time. Our culture, identity and existence depends on our lifestyle and progress, the way we express ourselves, the artifacts we build, and the culture we develop. All of these are reflections of what we are, what we have learned and what we will be remembered by.

Ethiopia: Replicating Ancient Architecture

Ethiopia's wonderful architectural heritages, the Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela has always impressed the world. The monolithic Churches were built centuries ago and they still catch the eyes and hearts of tourists from around the globe. It reflects the then civilization of the country.

Mesob: The 70 story building set to be Addis’ landmark

As one thinks of the name of a certain city on the planet, there comes a vivid picture which represents that particular city’s unique features that specifically identify it. Apart from serving as residence and business centers, buildings depict a country’s culture, architecture, and civilization.

Abuna Yemata Guh

There's nowhere on earth quite like Abuna Yemata Guh. Although less impressive architecturally than most, the church is spectacularly sited within a cliff face, halfway up a sheer rock pinnacle 4km west of Megab.

The Competition-Winning Architecture of 2019

While 2019 saw the completion of great works of architecture, it has also been a busy year for unbuilt designs. Whether this consists of imaginary visions intended to broaden horizons and innovations, or practical projects intended for construction, ArchDaily has published a wealth of unbuilt projects throughout the year that have been recognized and celebrated by juries, peers, and institutions.