The Vitra Design Museum Gallery in Weil am Rhein, Germany, will be showcasing African architecture from the 1960s, a significant historical period for many central and sub-Saharan countries. The exhibition highlights 1960s political events, including the declaration of independence by many African countries. Curated by architect and author Manuel Herz, the exhibit will feature photography by Iwan Baan.

The exhibition, on view until May 31, features of images from five countries of 80 buildings, including stadiums, banks, and universities at the time they were constructed in the 1960s. The buildings reflect bold and distinctive designs that represent the progressive spirit of architects living in newly independent countries.

Pictured here is the Stadium at Knust in Ghana by the Knust Development Office. Read More