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Green-roofed wooden tower in Lagos maximizes daylight and natural ventilation

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 18, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lidija Grozdanic) last modified Apr 17, 2017

This green-roofed wooden tower tops an existing housing estate in Lagos and features a perforated wooden envelope inspired by indigenous cultures of the area. Hermann Kamte & Associates designed this experimental structure as an alternative to the massive, concrete buildings dominating the city, and emphasises passive design principles that marry indoor and outdoor living. The building, designed as a proposal for Plan B: City Above the City competition, provides a variety of residential...





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