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COUNTRY-HOME PROJECT, AMAECHI-UWANI ENUGU

Posted By 
Kosi Emmanuel Chukwujindu
Project Architect

The project is a five(5) bedroom duplex. Its site is the private residence of an extended family hosting an existing six bedroom bungalow which was taken down to erect the new duplex and a smaller bungalow.

The rubble from the deconstruction process was reused in leveling of the site which has a gentle slope to the rear. The wood recovered from the roof was reused for some form-work during construction. The old bungalow was enveloped by the new duplex footprint which saved time and allowed for removal of only conflicting walls.others were levelled and used as fill in the new foundation.

Its internal features include a 4m high headroom main lounge in the ground-floor which flows into a 5m x 5m wide dining hall. The kitchen is complete with store and a door that leads the residents to the rear side of the house where they can interact with the existing bungalow, an ante - room with a visitor's toilet. It also has a 5m x 3m wide family lounge on the first floor which shares a curtain wall with the main lounge on the groundfloor. The master bedroom and the
madam's bedroom are on the firstfloor. A 1.5m overhanging terrace jots into the double volume car porch which carries the main gable roof of the house. The columns are finished with cement skirtings around the edges and tiles on the Insides.

Solar powered security lights dotting the four corners of the estate provide lighting all night long.

The built-up area is 60% of the site area. This ensured that up to 12 cars can be parked in the site with ease of negotiation for ingress and egress.

Here is a pic-story of the project's progress :

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Freshly cast Damp proof course

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Ground-floor blockwork forming

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Ground-floor blockwork forming

country-home project Amaechi-Uwani Enugu State
What is a building without its Architect!

Arc Kosi Emmanuel Chukwujindu
Ready for first-floor slab

Arc Kosi Emmanuel Chukwujindu
First-floor Lintel beam 

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Roof skeleton and exterior plastering underway


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Completed State - Front/Right View 
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Completed State - Approach View
Certificate of Completion has been issued in good faith. Glory be to Almighty God!