Anidan Shelter House
Lamu, Kenya

Year: 2007
Client: ANIDAN, Kenya
Area: Various buildings
Team: Margarita Colorado
Status: Completed
Photos: Javier Callejas, Urko Sanchez Architects


Again, we used local materials and natural ventilation, including huge makuti roofs to cool down the buildings and to generate open spaces via rooftop terraces for classes. The structures require low maintenance and are environmentally sound; we positioned them with respect to the trees to create an atmosphere for children to meet under and play.

Nowadays, as the needs of the organization have increased, a Children Hospital and an Art Workshop have been also built within the plot.