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6 magnificent building designs in Nigeria

6 magnificent building designs in Nigeria
Written by See Africa Today

Nigeria has over the years made tremendous progress in the spheres of development. One of the things Nigeria has beaten all odds to emerge victoriously is in the architectural world.

It has some of the continent’s best architectural designs.

Nigeria’s Central Bank

Nigeria’s Central Bank

Nigeria’s Central Bank [Photo by The Nerve Africa]

The design of the Central Bank of Nigeria in Lagos is indeed beautiful rising to about 330 ft (100 m). The L-shaped building has 19 floors, 6 of which are used as parking lots while 13 are used for office space. It has a capacity of 500 seats in its auditorium.

Federal Ministry of Defence

Federal Ministry of Defence Nigeria

Federal Ministry of Defence [Photo by Hotels.ng]

As the powerhouse in Nigeria, the county’s Defence ministry headquartered in Abuja have a ship-like shape, a sign of authority and power. It has been christened the Ship House.

Four Points by Sheraton Lagos

Four Points by Sheraton Lagos, Nigeria

Four Points by Sheraton Lagos, Nigeria [Photo by Booking.com]

Four Points by Sheraton Lagos is one of its kind. Erected on Victoria Island, this the architecture behind this pleasure-seeking hub with beaches, movie theatre and shopping mall is something to admire.

National Theatre Lagos

National Theatre Nigeria

A close up look at the National Theatre – [Photo by Hotels.ng]

National Theatre Lagos is the place where all performing arts shows are held. It was built in mid1970’s but it still exudes some commanding force in regard to its architectural design that is hat-shaped. It sits on a 23,000 square metres piece land and towers 31 metres high. It has a capacity of 5,000 people.

ECOWAS building in Abuja

ECOWAS building in Abuja

The ECOWAS building in Abuja [Photo by ThoughtCo]

Found in Nigeria’s capital, the H-shaped ECOWAS building is an architectural masterpiece housing ECOWAS commission.

Akwa Ibom Library

 Akwa Ibom digitalibry in Nigeria

Aerial view of the Akwa Ibom digital library in Nigeria [Photo by Pinterest]

The magnificent building in Uyo is the best-designed library in West Africa. It offers digital library services and multifunctional conference centre.

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