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The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa "COMESA" intends to construct its new administrative headquarters in Lusaka, Zambia.

rmc has been shortlisted among 6 other international architectural firms to develop a sustainable design for COMESA's new headquarters. The proposed concept emphasizes the unity of the 19 member states of COMESA by sculpturing the office mass through several plates that converge towards the conference mass. The total built-up area of the project is 10,000 square meters distributed in one basement, around floor, and 4 typical floors with an estimated budget of $30 million USD. The project's main components include:

  • Convention facility to serve a maximum of 1,000 people along with additional meeting rooms

  • A permanent products exhibition space for COMESA member countries

  • Open and closed office planning spaces for more than 300 employees

  • A well designed library with reading room

  • Cafeteria and kitchen to serve the staff and the convention facility

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Services: Design, Architecture, Interiors, Structural,

             MEP, Infrastructure 

Market:   Office

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