Client:  PRESIDENT OFFICE,STATE HOUSE
Project:  State Lodge, Chamwino
Location:  Chamwino, Dodoma Region
Completion:  2011
Floor Area:  1,200m2
Contract Value:  Not Available



Chamwino complex of buildings was built in the 1970s at the instigation of President Julius Nyerere. It incorporates a State Lodge, Reception Building, Auditorium, Guest wing for 3 visiting Presidents, and Office Building for the Tanzanian President when he stays in Dodoma. From 2010 - 2011 IPA were architects for the complete renovation of the State Lodge, Reception and Office Buildings. Of interest in the Lodge is the fact that all of the rooms are built around the characteristics local rock formations. The existing topography was left totally intact and the building set down upon it with almost no intrusion.

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