FJSC Exam Centre, Lagos

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This seven storey building, on a tight rectangular site, is one of Artec Practice Ltd.’s most famous buildings in Lagos, Nigeria.

Designed as a series of interlocking triangles on a rectangular site, the Exam Hall that could sit about 250 people has a distinctive character with the lean-to roof and prominent circular columns that run from floor to roof.

The office block is designed with a main circulation and
services core as slave  elements to serve the master space. It’s a principally open-plan-office space with a pent floor, and sleeping quarters on the 6th floor.

The building has distinctive form, materials in glass, and Agloduna tiles as external cladding.

Project Year: 2011

Design Concept: Interlocking Triangles vs Rectangular Site

Client: Federal Judicial Service Commission