Adaptation and scarcity are themes that define the local ecosystem in Niamey, Niger. An understanding of spatial organization revealed in native tiger bush vegetation patterns inspired the site’s design and plant selection.
Fractal Geometry- Macro and Micro
Tessellating Cut Stone Pattern at Main Entrance
Sand-hued Masonry Color Inspiration
Looking to capture the essence of Niamey by studying the Nigerien capital’s people, landscapes, and ecology, Knot Studio focused on a landscape design solution that drew ecological inspiration from the region’s sometimes harsh environment—located as it is in a zone between the tropical West African coast and the Sahara Desert.
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