British High Commission Kampala: BHC Uganda

British High Commission Kampala, Uganda Design, Project, Photo, Design, Architect, Picture

British High Commission Kampala : Uganda Building

African Architecture – design by Kilburn Nightingale

8 Jun 2010

British High Commission Kampala

NEW BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION, KAMPALA, UGANDA

Design: Kilburn Nightingale Architects

RIBA International Award Winner, 2008

Winner of the British Expertise International Award – ‘Consultancy Project of the Year 2008/9’

British High Commission Kampala
photograph : Adrian Hobbs

The British High Commission Kampalain Uganda is arranged as a composition of distinct but linked elements housing the main embassy offices along with the visa section, a clubhouse, a library and maintenance spaces. Beyond the main entrance with its large oversailing canopy, a courtyard provides a sheltered environment and focus for the offices. Designed to be in harmony with the setting and climate, the building makes use of a large range of specially-designed terracotta and brick elements made of local clay.

British High Commission Uganda
photo : Adrian Hobbs

‘The High Commission is a sophisticated and elegant collection of buildings, designed by thoughtful and erudite architects … It is down to the strength of the original idea and sheer persistence of the architects that the resulting scheme flies a flag not only for Britain but also for good architecture everywhere’, ‘Architecture 08,The Guide To The RIBA Awards’, 2008

British High Commission Kampala British High Commission Uganda
images : Richard Nightingale

British High Commission, Kampala, Uganda – Building Information

Client: Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom
Completion: Mar 2006
Project value: £8 million

British High Commission, Kampala, Uganda Building images / information from Kilburn Nightingale Architects

British High Commission Kampala – Kilburn Nightingale Architects : Practice Information

Location: British High Commission, Kampala, Uganda, Africa




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