Cultural Encyclopaedia

Show Menu Hide Menu

Architecture / Art

Mae-Ling Lokko


The palm trees that line the sea in Obodai’s photographs, are the same palm trees whose fruit are used by architect Mae-Ling Lokko to create new structures; discarded coconut husks, used now as walls and soon as buildings, illustrating that what is available, and sometimes seen as dispensable in our environment, is often the very thing we can build on, and with.