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National College of Education Student Residences, Maseru, Lesotho

The student residence complex┬Ěcomprises 12 new buildings and 24 altered existing blocks housing 1000 students within the hilltop campus in Maseru. Construction was undertaken in two phases and completed in 2002. The new three story blocks each accommodate 42 students in clusters of 14 students. As Maseru winders are bitterly cold, all study bedrooms face due north so that they are warmed by the sun. A simple language of green roofs and face brick walling is carried through to the additions to the existing hostel buildings. A winding walkway connects the residences to the student and academic facilities. Completion 2002

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