THE TEAM

Dick Olango, Principal Architect

Dick Olango - Principal Partner

Dick Olango is a Kenyan born architect and a member of Japan Institute of Architects. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the Department of Architecture of Tokyo Metropolitan University, and completed an Executive Education program at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design in 2008. He gained professional experience working for various firms in Japan, including the Pritzker laureate Shigeru Ban Architects, Architecture-lab and Honda Architecture Studio and served as an Adjunct Lecturer at Nippon Engineering College in Hachioji, Japan. He co-founded Africa Architecture Project, a platform that focuses on improving housing in Kibera slums, Nairobi Kenya.  Two of the proposals have been exhibited at Architecture Biennale in Sweden ‘Architecture for Necessity’ and also nominee for UN Habitat ‘Mass housing Competition’. He is the Principal Architect at AOAD an architectural firm based in Nairobi and Tokyo.

Ann Kamonjo, Nairobi Intern

Steve Ndubi, Nairobi Intern

Dennis Munene, Nairobi

 Michelle Karume, Tokyo Intern