Monument for Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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Monument for Archbishop Desmond Tutu By Snøhetta as Architects

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Snøhetta, Local Studio, and Design Indaba Unveil A Monument for Archbishop Desmond Tutu
The Arch for Arch stands as a tribute to the human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, affectionally known as “Arch” by fellow South Africans, as well as a monument to peace and democracy.

Designed by Snøhetta and Johannesburg-based Local Studio, in collaboration with Design Indaba, the engineers at Hatch, and generously supported by Liberty, the Arch marks the site where Tutu began many of his Anti-Apartheid protests in Cape Town. Situated between the Parliament and St. George’s Cathedral, the permanent wooden…

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Project details
Location South Africa
Program Type Installation
Year Build completed in the year 2018
Involve Companies
Architects Snøhetta

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