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UNITED WORLD COLLEGES

CAFETERIA

As part of phase 2 of the UWCEA project we designed a cafeteria to be used by 300 students. In the same spirit as the boarding house we pulled elements from the local Maasai culture and incorporated them into the design.

The triangle is the simplest and one of the most recognized shapes in architecture. Triangles are used in construction because they provide sturdy foundations to various infrastructures. Due to their rigid forms, triangles can withstand tremendous pressure.

The triangle is one of the most recognized shares in Masai culture. It is a dominant feature in decoration which is symbolized as beauty. The following designs (currently under construction) have been developed fusing these two principles.