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TYPOLOGY: RESIDENTIAL LOCATION; ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA ARCHITECTS: RAAS ARCHITECTS, CLIENT: EQUINOX PROJECT DEVELOPERS PLC COMPLETION DATE: 2017 CONTRACT VALUE: BIRR 34,000,000 MILLION BUILT AREA: 2,400M²

Yerer View Apartment building is constructed nearby the residential Ayat neighborhood in the eastern suburb of the city. It comprises of a total of 8 Apartment units each with a 3 Bedroom typology. The apartment is designed on a compact area using a two story flat with own entrance (maisonette) planning allowing owners the luxury of feeling that they live in a single home.

The double story open lobby area with the simple yet elegant steel staircase allows an airy and grand feel as you first enter the unit while strategic placement of open public and private bed room areas are separated on the two floors, all with open views to each level. The external juxtaposition of the simple cubic forms together with the play of the roof allows for a contemporary formation while creating playful internal spaces one very different from the other in size and feel.