Makoko Floating School

Lagos / Nigeria / 2013

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Makoko Floating School is a prototype floating structure, built for the historic water community of Makoko, located on the lagoon fringe of Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos. As a pilot project, it has taken an innovative approach to address the community’s social and physical needs in view of the impact of climate change and a rapidly urbanizing African context. Its main aim is to generate a sustainable, ecological, alternative building system and urban water culture for the teeming population of Africa’s coastal regions.
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    Makoko Floating School is a prototype floating structure, built for the historic water community of Makoko, located on the lagoon fringe of Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos. As a pilot project, it has taken an innovative approach to address the community’s social and physical needs in view of the impact of climate change and a rapidly urbanizing African context. Its main aim is to generate a sustainable, ecological, alternative building system and urban water culture for the teeming population of...

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    • Year 2013
    • Work finished in 2013
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Schools/Institutes
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