Multipurpose Hall in Kenya

Nripal Adhikary and Juan Carlos Jaramillo Patino (INBAR)

A multi-functional hall in Kenya built of bamboo and designed for students at the University of Maseno.

Product description Brand name and product description

This Multipurpose Hall in Kenya is a multi-functional building designed by Nripal Adhikary and Juan Carlos Jaramillo Patino architects from INBAR- International Network for Bamboo and Rattan . The project aims to take advantage of locally sourced bamboo combined as well as other local building materials. The structure is made of bamboo and eucalyptus, papyrus for insulation, and concrete for the foundation. Implementation involved training events for local builders that covered construction, bamboo processing and semi-processing, and bamboo resource management. The building is now been used as a university canteen.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

University of Maseno, Kisumu, Kenya. INBAR has developed similar projects in Uganda and Ethiopia

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Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

10000 USD

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SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Target users include mainly students and building professionals.

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