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Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects’ focus is on both environmental and aesthetic sustainability. Environmental sustainability is achieved by using local, recycled and renewable materials as much as possible and designing site specifically according to the local climate. The aesthetic sustainability is born from the functionality, the culture, how the building fits into the environment, how the plan follows the local space hierarchy.

In 2007 the group founded a non-governmental organisation named Ukumbi, focusing on the work in developing countries. The mission is to offer architectural services for communities in need. Architecture can be a powerful way of mitigating poverty and empower the community and increase its self-esteem.

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2015- Hostels for school girls in Southern Highlands of Tanzania

2016 Slowness dignified, Venice Architecture Biennale

2001 Women’s centre, Rufisque, Senegal

2002–04 The Snow Show, Rovaniemi, Finland

2007–09 TunaHAKI Centre, Moshi, Tanzania

2010 Building Blocks, Stockholm, Sweden

2012 Habitare, Ahead!, Helsinki, Finland

2012 Lighthouse, Venice Biennale, Italy

2010 APE Learning Centre, Cairo, Egypt

2009 Folding chair, Habitare Chair Bar

2012- KWIECO Shelter House, Moshi, Tanzania