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Pavilions For Okana
Okana Road, Kenya
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a pilot roofscape design for the community.

image: Laura Straehle & Ellen Rouwendal | © all rights reserved
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Category:
meeting place
Phase:
in use
Design:
Fabric-cast concrete frame
Updated:
19 June 2020
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The design for the new community centre in Okana is inspired by the local Acacia Tree. It is a popular meeting point for all community members to chat and discuss. The architects translated the culture of the community to gather under trees and the characteristics of the Acacia tree into an architectural roofscape - a pilot building principle suitable to be applied in other locations than Okana, yet able to be modified by individual spaces underneath.

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