Makoko Floating School

“This is a school in the Makoko community, a slum built on stilts in the Lagos Lagoon off the coast of Nigeria. The three-story Makoko Floating School, designed by Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi, has classrooms and a playground, and when classes are out, the first floor serves as a town square where the fishermen mend their nets and floating shopkeepers dock their boats… [by] Photographer Iwan Baan…”

Image and caption source can be found here.

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~ by Omaira on January 19, 2014.

4 Responses to “Makoko Floating School”

  1. thank you, the article and the true happiness rays began to warm hearts, when we share it with sincerity. Greetings from Gede Prama 🙂

  2. I am in awe. How much we take for granted in this country and how narrow is our perspective of school and education. WOW, this is wonderful!

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