Institutional

Carmelites

Formation House for up to 22 priests in-training designed in a traditional cloistered arrangement. It includes individual rooms for trainees plus deluxe rooms for senior priests. Also included is common rooms and a chapel.

Design challenges include merging the traditional catholic cloister model with the local contemporary image and methods of construction.


Details

client:
Order of the Carmelite
site:
Nkoroi, Kenya
year of completion:
2006