Tag Archives: Kenya


Peponi House

Peponi House

In the heart of London's Notting Hill district, Africa is summoned and heralded in a home that is an urban oasis replete with memories of travels across the continent.

Lamu Residence

Off the northern coast of Kenya, on the island of Lamu, a house captures the spirit of its owner and is site. Building on Lamu is never easy. This centuries old island, with an old town that is a UNESCO protected Cultural Heritage Site, is accessible only by boat or air, and cars are not allowed. hosl03_modola Despite the challenges, owner Suno Kay Osterweis, an aficionado of the local swahili culture, and architect Claudio Modola, worked together to create a home that celebrates local aesthetics and building forms.