“Working in a developing country allows for the opportunity to apply simple, innovative design ideas that are also sustainable.”
Doreen is a Uganda-born architect, currently based in Kampala, Uganda. After working at various firms such as Adjaye Associates, Robert A.M.Stern Architects, Ellerbe Becket and Gruzen Samton Architects, she now leads Adengo Architects, an architecture and urbanism practice grounded in research and multidisciplinary collaborations. Recent projects have focused on developing affordable housing solutions in Kampala, Uganda. She has taught at The New School and Pratt Institute in New York and the Makerere University in Kampala. Currently she is a part time lecturer at the Faculty for Built Environment at Uganda Martyrs University and a visiting critic at UJ's Graduate School of Architecture.