LMUP granted financing package

The Lower Msimbazi river area envisioned as the lungs of the city

The Worldbank, Spain and the Netherlands have officially granted the financing package for the Lower Msimbazi Upgrading Plan in Dar es Salaam to support the flood-safety initiative. The flood-prone area will be transformed into a vibrant city park with sustainable urban development (400 ha in total). The LMUP project was realised in collaboration with CDR,…

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LMUP feasibility study completed

LMUP city park

Stage 1 of the Lower Msimbazi Upgrading Project (LMUP) in Dar Es Salaam, including the Feasibility Study with an Integrated Spatial Plan, is completed. Further detailed design of urban greening and nature revitalization, city park design and urban development for this 400 ha area in the centre of Dar es Salaam has a clear guideline…

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Amstel Open in online forum, exhibition and magazine

Amstel open vision

Our project “Amstel Open” was presented on 20th November 2020 in an online seminar at Pakhuis de Zwijger, presented at ARCAM and published in the magazine “Het Stadsranden-lab: nieuwe typologieën voor de kreukelzones van de stad”, which can be ordered via this link: https://bna.nl/producten/het-stadsranden-lab  Together with Clubhaus Architecten, M3H and ROC Amsterdam we created a vision for the Amstel area as an urban fringe open and accessible for all. Through the creation of a…

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Ilubirin: mangroves in Lagos

Mangroves at Ilubirin

Lagos in Nigeria is currently the fastest growing city on earth. Around the lagoon, a city of over 25 million people is expanding rapidly and is estimated to reach over 80 million inhabitants at the end of this century, becoming the world’s biggest city. Visiting today’s Lagos is fascinating and worrying at the same time.…

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