Gaba Gaba House, Lamu - by Urko Sanchez Architects

Mjuaji

Village Sponsor
#1


We set up the ground floor for staff quarters, and for services such as laundry and storage. Then we built this huge elegant staircase up to the entrance. All the spaces on this first floor – the kitchen, dining and living room areas – spill out onto a beautiful courtyard.












Second floor bedrooms are open to the outside as is the rooftop terrace (with a plunge pool), giving each of them great views of the ocean. The light flows in this house because everything is so open.










 

Mjuaji

Village Sponsor
#5
Mister you should have countered with specific and targeted references on what is awing in this building.

But you fart in your blanket, breathing it in lowers your IQ lower than a sewer rat's.
Ni jengo la kisasa limejengwa kwa mtindo wa kiswahili.
Utilizes local artisans instead of importing garish chinese ornaments.
Plenty of elegance in its simplicity.


Alternatively... Arap Mwizi's house

 
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Opulithe

Village Elder
#8
Ni jengo la kisasa limejengwa kwa mtindo wa kiswahili.
Utilizes local artisans instead of importing garish chinese ornaments.
Plenty of elegance in its simplicity.


Alternatively... Arap Mwizi's house

Niaje mjuaji...hiyo works ya landscaping c unirushie?
 

Bigfish1

Village Elder
#10
Don't listen to these guys, they're used to the typical house and roof designs with a balcony and maybe athe fire place.
Exposure ni muhimu.
That swahili work is on point , do i see a verandah in the middle of the house ?
Awesome work , the roof top looks stunning .
 
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