Global Design in Developing Countries: A Case Study for Kenya Women and Children’s Wellness Centre

Jun 10, 2011

This article discusses relationships between architectural design and considerations for environmental and social context as well as local construction techniques. The article discusses design of a healthcare facility located in Nairobi, Kenya as a case study to illustrate how locality influenced design decisions and outcomes.

keywords: Africa, global design, social context, construction methodologies, developing nations

Author: 
Carl Knutson, AIA, LEED AP (Perkins+Will)
Periodical: 
Perkins+Will Research Journal
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Perkins+Will
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