Rammed-earth domes will define Adjaye Associates' Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library



Eight domed structures built from rammed earth will distinguish the Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library that Adjaye Associates is developing in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Set to be built in the suburb of Riviera, the library will pay homage to the country’s second post-apartheid president, Thabo Mbeki, and celebrate both ancient and contemporary African history.

Among its facilities will be a research centre and museum, which Adjaye Associates hopes will establish it as an “anchor point” for local and international scholars.

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