K'r' Architecture The late German film and theater director Christoph Schlingensief convinced Berlin-based architect and Burkina Faso native Di'b'do Francis K'r' to build the Opera House for Africa, a music-education complex, in the landlocked country known as a center of African film and music. The first phase, which opened in October 2011, is a school for up to 500 local children. The 30-acre master plan includes several clay-and-cement pavilions that will house a theater, guesthouses, and a health center. Image courtesy K'r' Architecture Opera House for Africa. Click here to view more images.