Orkidstudio creates high quality, healthy and dignified buildings, through an exceptional end-to-end design and construction process, which use local materials and promote opportunities for women.

Orkidstudio operates a sustainable ‘turnkey’ design-build social enterprise, tailored to the needs of social impact organizations (non-profits, social enterprises, private sector) seeking design and construction services for their own needs or to benefit the communities they support.

We provide architectural design, engineering and construction-management services which are high quality, efficient and socially-focused, and thereby create a reliable, trusted and exceptional build process and final construction.
We develop exceptional design solutions which are founded on human-centred principles and prioritize environmental performance, functionality and local resources.
On our construction sites, we offer a trusted service, efficiently delivering projects on schedule and budget, working with local people and materials to create high quality and affordable buildings. We are one of
the only end-to-end ‘turnkey’ services in East Africa and are strongly commitment to transparency, honesty and cooperation with our clients.

Our innovative designs seek to ensure that local and appropriate materials can be used in a durable and replicable way, complementing the social and economic aspirations of the building’s inhabitants.

Member Type

Organisational member, C

Areas of Interest

  • Arts and development
  • Business and Commerce
  • Children and young people
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Education – Development & Capacity Building
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Gender Issues
  • Health – Community Health
  • Shelter

Operational Areas

  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Uganda
  • Zambia


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