Kigali Affordable Housing Partners
Can a housing model create affordability?
MASS has developed designs for a new affordable housing typology to be built in Kigali, one of the fastest-growing cities in East Africa. Embracing the Rwandan culture of living in a close community that unites around a courtyard, the proposed project includes tightly spaced townhouses with outdoor plots. By giving new residents a one-room living area within the shell of a larger house, the projects is accessible to low-income residents while giving them the opportunity to expand their home to accommodate a growing family and growing means- a flexible solution for a fast-changing city.
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Size: 4.28 Ha
Program: Affordable housing
Services: Conceptual Design and Costing