HKA's latest sustainability project envisions a green future for lake chad

HKA's latest sustainability project envisions a green future for lake chad


cameroonian architect hermann kamte incorporates his love of philosophy in his latest ‘regeneration of the lake chad’ project. having observed the ecosystem’s patterns, kamte deduced that ecological catastrophes have resulted in the disappearance of fauna and flora and will soon dry out the lakes of the sahara desert. to resolve the issue, the LCBC’s (lake chad basin commission) main purpose is to sustainably manage lake chad and other shared water resources.

the desalination center features pipes connected to atlantic ocean



hermann kamte & associates have created the limnology and desalination center in an attempt to initiate data based solutions. the desalination center features pipes connected to atlantic ocean in order to treat and redistribute fresh and consumable water while the limnology center’s primary mission is to study the chad lake and its surroundings. the firm’s vision for the ‘lake chad’ project is to transition into a sustainable and more efficient lifestyle.

the limnology and desalination center will be settled on lake chad

a bird’s eye view of the project

the LCBC’s main purpose is to sustainably manage lake chad

a thorough analysis of the water scarcity of the lake
an analysis of the surrounding ecosystem

HKA’s regeneration proposal

the water treatment proposal



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