British Council, Lagos, Nigeria

British Council, Lagos, Nigera

British Council Lagos

British Council, Lagos, Nigeria
Achitect: Allies and Morrison
Photo: David Grabdorge

The client needed a building that conveyed openness, transparency and accessibility, while simultaneously providing high security arrangements for its occupants. The material palette of white rendering, exposed concrete and locally-sourced Iroko timber, combined with the majestic height of the façade, helps to evoke both vernacular informality and the authority proper to a quasi-diplomatic institution. 

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