A new standard in the Philippines. Children's Learning Center, Mas-in Village by Native Narrative

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Native Narrative. Lead architect.- Jakob Gate
Construction consultants.- Silversocket Enterprises, Junnel Dalmas & City Engineering Department, Ormoc City Government. Local community consultants.- Rural Development initiative & The Sheryl Lynn Foundation.
63 m²
Project Funding
Ormoc City Government & Committee for Architecture Grants by The Danish Arts Foundation
Donors of Learning Material
Stine Bech Olsen & Friends, German European School Singapore, Ormoc Chamber of Commerce, Children’s Books Author Kimberly Kleczka, DSV Air & Sea Inc
Village Mas-in, Island of Leyte, Philippines (11°03'21.2"N 124°30'18.4"E)

Jakob Gate Native Narrative

Scandinavian Design Studio Native Narrative specialises in design development and construction of prototypes and building concepts. Well designed buildings that can be easily duplicated, aiming to raise standards of living and strengthen communities around the world.

"We believe considered architectural design raises standards of living and should be accessible for everyone."

They collaborate with Charities, NGO's, local Universities and Governments from the start of the design process and strive for region-influenced design while creating employment opportunities along the way.

Jakob Gate. Architectural Design Lead of Native Narrative. As a founding partner Jakob is responsible for all architectural design development. Prior to starting Native Narrative Jakob worked for leading design studios in the U.K. China and Indonesia on projects ranging in scale from masterplanning to furniture. Design studios Jakob have worked with includes but is not limited to: Heatherwick Studio, Softroom, Foster & Partners. 



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