Maseru Apartments
UNDER CONSTRUCTIONMakeka Design Lab was tasked to design three apartments on the bottom half of a site in Maseru.  
  • Royal Chapel
  • Royal Chapel
The Royal Chapel for the Kingdom of Lesotho, situated on the grounds of the Royal Palace in Maseru, explores concepts associated with earth, water, fire and sky. The building is conceived as a portal frame structure of steel, Rheinzink and timber. The building is surrounded by the landscaped garden...
The existing Royal Palace was built some 35 years ago in 1975/76 and its completion and occupation was deliberately intended to coincide with the celebration of the 10th anniversary of Lesotho’s independence. July 2008 saw the initiation of the new Palace project by the Ministery of Public Works...
The Apartments is a contemporary interpretation of Traditional housing in and around Lesotho.  Where natural earth tones and patterns are combined and contrasted with primary colours.  The apartments were designed to be built on an erf with existing house in order to generate an additional income...