Photos Of Collapsed Makoko Floating School In Lagos

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The collapsed Makoko Floating school

As a result of the heavy downpour on Wednesday morning in Lagos state, a floating school in the riverine region of Yaba, Makoko school surrendered to the force of nature as it collapsed.

Makoko Floating School: The architectural masterpiece before it collapsed
Makoko Floating School: The architectural masterpiece before it collapsed. The Punch

The Punch Newspaper gathered that the three-story building, which was designed by a Nigerian architect, Kunlé Adeyemi, with the help of the Makoko Waterfront Community and completed in March 2013, had received global recognition, including the Design Museum’s Design of the Year Award.

The collapsed Makoko Floating school
The collapsed Makoko Floating school. The Punch

However, the architectural masterpiece was no where close to the vigor of nature as it was overly subdued by wind and rainstorm.

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