Detail: Creating Kampala’s new rammed earth and earth brick arts centre

32° East Arts Centre is Kampala’s first purpose-built community arts space and the new home of 32° East | Ugandan Arts Trust. Located in Kabalagala, a central neighborhood in Kampala, the centre is a creative hub for the city’s artist community: it provides a welcoming, inspiring, and nurturing space — a place where artists can work and socialize. The arts centre was designed by London-based New Makers Bureau in collaboration with Kampala-based Localworks. New Makers Bureau places a great emphasis on architecture that is craft-led and low in embodied carbon; Localworks is a multidisciplinary design and build studio specializing in ecological architecture.

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