Projects: Commercial

Hatton’s Lounge

This new hotel restaurant at Karen Blixen Coffee Gardens in the Karen area of Nairobi has many unique features. The roof structure, all made with sustainable wood, is built using laminated beams and purlins to create a vaulted ceiling. The walls are made from local stone in a zero joint pattern, so each piece of […]

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University Buildings

These two buildings for a university based near Ngong were finished to a Western standard in accordance with the organization’s expectations. Common areas used granito tile while private areas for housing used mahogany wood blocks. Walls and cladding featured local area shale and stone so that the buildings would blend in with the arid environment.

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Charles Wickham Academic Centre

This academic centre is situated at the base of the Aberdares and has 1,780 square meters of usable space for teaching and conferences. A circle of classrooms surround an amphitheater, bordered by a seven meter tall mahogany and glass wall. All ceilings are cypress T&G surrounded by glass windows for the purpose of allowing an […]

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Flying Kites Guest House and Dormitory

These two buildings sit at the foothills of the Aberdare Mountains, and use natural Kenyan materials in the finishing. The guest house features six en-suite rooms, a custom built kitchen, a large meeting area with a four-way fireplace, and a loft with a beautiful view of the surrounding area. The dormitory features a wrap-around veranda, […]

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BRCK Office

The Nairobi-based technology company moved into a new office space designed and constructed by Douglas Projects. The office has a 12 person conference room, a 6 person meeting room, lounge area, accounting office, director’s office, a kitchen, and office space for 40 people. Follow the link to see how BRCK are making a difference in […]

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Limuru Guardhouse and Perimeter Wall

This Limuru property has had the necessary infrastructure built in order to prepare for development. Security, roads, access gates, electricity distribution with backup generator, borehole, pressurized water system, and terracing of a sloping plot. The stone perimeter wall is one kilometer in length and built using hand-chiseled blue stone. The main gate features a technologically […]

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Lamu Shop and House

Lamu Shop and House

Originally a 300 year old Lamu building, it was converted into a four story house with a ground floor shop, pool on the first floor, five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, roof terrace, and two kitchens.

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