A Contemporary iteration of Traditional Style: Tudor Apartments by Urko Sanchez Architects in Mombasa, Kenya

You may remember Urko Sanchez from our piece on their Red Pepper House. We’ve come across yet another intriguing piece of design from their portfolio- The Tudor Apartments in Mombasa, Kenya.

Heres their description,

Tudor Apartments is an intimate project of 14 apartments in Tudor Creek-Mombasa. Enveloped in a mashrabiya structural shell, the building is distinctive in its creative design, ensuring privacy and optimizing natural ventilation and lighting. We took the challenge of translating our contemporary Swahili style to a groundbreaking high-rise structure where the apartments benefit from the experience of outdoor living, contact with nature and the integration of the surroundings into each private home.

\ELCACHARROVolume_1_URKO SANCHEZ ARCHITECTSProjects1202_RD_ \ELCACHARROVolume_1_URKO SANCHEZ ARCHITECTSProjects1202_RD_ \ELCACHARROVolume_1_URKO SANCHEZ ARCHITECTSProjects1202_RD_ 20141124102237-render-02446xjpg 20141124101921-render-01446xjpg 20140930133754-tudor-apartmentsrender021180jpg

The award winning design ( AAK-Awards of Excellence in Architecture: Best Residential Project, 2013-Honorable Mention) covers 4000sqm and makes excellent use of the slope on the site to create both vista and amenity for the residents.

20141002135920-tudor-apartments00jpg 20141124102301-vista3912xjpg 20141002140210-tudor-apartmentsrender03jpg 20141124102345-const-03446xjpg 20141124102400-const-04446xjpg 20141124102331-const-02446xjpg 20141124102317-const-01446xjpg 20150302090316-img1139jpg 20150302090400-img1141jpg 20150302090415-img1121jpg 20150302090301-img1123jpg

Subscribe to stay updated on featured projects, design news and insights across Africa.

I have read and agree to the privacy policy