local solutions for a sustainable world

At studio OMT architects we aim to contribute through our projects and visions to a sustainable future. We value local traditions and support the empowerment of existing communities. Through connecting with these communities and in combination with our research into local construction methods and resources we develop innovative design solutions. The implementation of sustainable materials, such as timber, is combined with flexible spatial layouts to support long living and adaptable buildings.


17-18/04/2024 | nairobi ke

east africa property investment summit

alternative building technology panel

Leander to present sustainable timber solutions

04/03/2024 | zanzibar tz

vizazi handover

first vizazi house completed

More about Vizazi Homes

9-11/02/2024 | zanzibar tz

sauti za busara festival

african music & timber construction

OMT's timber projects featured to showcase Zanzibar's modern and sustainable future

08-11/12/2023 | shanghai cn

lps shanghai

luxury real estate exhibition

The Burj Zanzibar presented as Africa's highlight at this year's event

1/12/2023 | zanzibar tz

Canopy by Hilton Zanzibar the Burj

180 key hotel with conference facilities

Hilton to debut it's boutique lifestyle brand 'Canopy by Hilton' in East Africa

21/11/2023 | dar es salaam tz

moyoni bay and skyloft

launch and sales start

CPS and OMT reveal two new projects in Fumba Town, Zanzibar

17/11/2023 | berlin de

architekturdialog international

architektenkammer berlin

Andreas to discuss about new ways of working together and digitalisation in the architectural context

16-18/11/2023 | kigali rw

africa's new cities summit

Urban Planning in New Cities

Leander to share insights on the planning of more sustainable urban development

26-28/10/2023 | nairobi ke

woodtech africa

international exhibition for wood & wood working industry

Leander to provide a keynote on timber construction

19/07/2023 & 06/09/2023| lagos ng

mass timber construction in nigeria

webinar 1.0 & 4.0

Leander elaborates on the use of timber in East Africa

20/06/2023 | amsterdam nl

houtbouw #9

the maximum potential of timber construction utilized in form and function

Leander to present our work in Zanzibar

24/05/2023 | Pergine Valsugana IT

Design for Manufacture and Assembly Conference

the ultimate approach for value engineering

Leander about a low tech approach for Zanzibar

04/05/2023 | lagos ng

lagos architects forum 14.0

mass timber construction in africa

Leander to share our experience from East-Africa

06/04/2023 | vilnius lt

structum conference

timber construction in Africa

Andreas to present our work in Zanzibar

28/03/2023 | portland us

mass timber conference

single family house to high-rise

Leander to speak on the panel 'home is where the start is'

08/12/2022 | zanzibar tz

vizazi houses assembly start

first complete mass timber housing in Zanzibar

more about the vizazi houses

01/10/2022 | muscat om

reach for the sky

the lauch of BURJ zanzibar

re-live the shukran event

11/07/2022 | berlin de

international university berlin

housing challenges and opportunities

andreas' input for the architecture students

24/02/2022 | cape town sa

wood conference cape town

CheiChei Living
an equitable housing solution

take a look at Leander's lecture

02/02/2022 | doha qa

architects hub qatar

sustainable community development

relive Leander's hub talk