Alsop's only project in Africa approved

The Beacon, by aLL Design, Will Alsop's only African project

Sweet factory theme for shopping centre and office block

Will Alsop’s practice has been given the go-ahead for the late architect’s only African project.

The Beacon is a 28,300sq m shopping centre and office complex in Nairobi.

The open air shopping mall has been designed around the theme of a sweet factory, with its colourful façade intended to hint at the amusements inside.

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