Tropical take on Memphis

Memphis goes tropical? Interesting to note a similar pastels colour scheme on the stairwell of this building, at the heart of what is increasingly becoming Maputo’s “golden mile”- Av. Julius Nyerere. The building is residential and called Rosas de Moçambique. It has 2 apartments per floor. with beautiful views towards the bay. Built in the 1970’s.




About Maria GC Aragão

Architect, part-time lecturer, external examiner. I am interested in spaces of collective memory, the visual arts and architecture’s potential to enable change. I practice at the intersection between meaning, aesthetics and commerce. As an external examiner I look to architecture as an act of translation

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