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Young Talent at First Friday June

This month’s First Friday art exhibition showcased emerging artists in their first ever public exhibition. The artists, Jacques Irankuna, Angelo Urukundo, and Cedric Bugingo-Shema, three former students from the local Kigali Green Hills Academy, showed theirs skills in a wide variety of media, displaying painting, sculpture, animation, photography, and graphic design. Taught by artist and […]

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Talking Architecture

On Wednesday, The Office was happy to host Kigali Institute of Science and Technology’s (KIST) Faculty of Architecture and Environmental Design (FAED) for a lecture on “Community Driven Design”. Charles Newman, an architect based in DRC, discussed his experiences with community projects in Congo and around the region. Charles’ first project in Africa was a […]

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Our First Ever ‘First Friday’

Last Friday evening, crowds of friends, supporters, art-lovers, and curious visitors came through the rain to enjoy innovative art and good company at The Office. Borrowing the popular ‘First Friday’ art night idea from the US, The Office is showcasing a new artist(s) work in the space every month, with a large gallery opening on […]

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Help Fund Office Member’s Awesome Project!

If you find yourself at times lost in a sea of good causes for which to throw your support, halt! Look no further. Office member Guillaume Sardin has designed a project to promote the study of Rwandan architecture and urban planning. An architect and designer from France, Guillaume has been teaching architecture at the Kigali […]

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Happy Hour with Stanford

What happens when you bring together a bunch of really cool people and six crates of beer? Beautiful things. Here at The Office, we love meeting new people. We also love a good time. Thanks to Stanford University’s International Policy Studies Program , we had all the components for a lovely (rain-free!!) roof-time evening of mingling, […]

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Co-what?

As the first co-working space that Rwanda has ever seen, some explaining is necessary to convey what we’re trying do here. Co-working looks different all over the world, but it’s based on a few common principles of support, collaboration, community, and accessibility.  Coworking is about getting independent workers and small businesses out of their homes, cafes, […]

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We’re Open! Welcome to The Office

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