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They are building sustainable and affordable housing in Uganda

Working with Stage Six and Échale International, Marc Thorpe Design developed a plan for sustainable, ecologically responsible housing in Uganda. The nation is short on 2.1 million housing units, a number that is growing by 200,000 units a year. The collaboration aims to alleviate the housing market issues.


Kampala House is constructed with EcoBlock. This compressed earth brick comprises of 90% local soil and 10% cement, lime, sand and water. EcoBlock is ecologically sustainable and an amazing acoustic and thermal insulator. This is the first in a series of new houses planned for Uganda.