A Contemporary African Design Studio

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Studio Contra is an architectural, urban and interior design practice based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Committed to the delivery of innovative and thoughtful architecture, we work within West Africa, as well as in collaboration with practices in other parts of the world, bringing a contemporary African interpretation to challenging briefs and new contexts.

We understand the need for buildings to respond to their locality, to stand the test of time, to be environmentally sustainable and to continually surprise, delight and engage us.

We believe that for a project to have a lasting impact, three elements must be respected: concept, culture and craft. All three link to human-centred design and long-term value creation in the built environment which are essential to the flourishing of cities and other environments.

Studio Contra is registered with RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) and ARCON (Architects Registration Council of Nigeria)

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