UTU HOTEL NAIROBI:
Whether designed to embrace or enclose, every building exists within unique cultural and environmental conditions. Specifically designed to address a range of natural elements, tropical architecture focuses on issues of ventilation, integration and climate. Made to reorganize and contrast with their surroundings, these projects showcase the tension between functional structures and organic contexts. They are designs that are defined by materials and building envelopes.
Building off our recent projects, we’re turning our attention to hospitality – residential projects. While the designs are also free of ornamentation and favor rational detailing, the projects more closely center on intimate connections at multiple scales. Built around human experience, these projects expand spatial boundaries to structure light and environment around daily life. Located across four continents, each tropical residence utilizes modernist ideas to create open, picturesque places to live.