SelgasCano reuses museum pavilion as a school for Africa’s largest urban slum
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The idea to repurpose the pavilion as a school began with a trip photographer Iwan Baan took to Kibera, where he visited the Kibera Hamlets School, a ramshackle and decrepit facility that provides education to children in the 2.5-square-kilometer shantytown. After SelgasCano joined Baan for another trip down to Kibera, the Spanish design studio turned their museum commission for a summer pavilion into an opportunity for reuse. The Hamlet pavilion was displayed at the Louisiana museum for the ‘Africa:...