Gallery: Kitengela: Off-Grid Recycled Glass Village Lights Up Kenya’s M...

Run by Nani Croze, the Kitengela Glass Studio in Kenya tells an inspiring story of creative reuse. This locale of Gaudi-inspired hobbit cottages is a showcase for recycled glass art and features pottery studios, ubiquitous metal sculptures, and even an animal menagerie. But if the charming aesthetic isn't enough to enchant you, Kitengela is also powered by solar energy, wind power, and bio-gas. Since its construction this sustainable, off-the-grid fantasy land has provided much-needed job opportunities while serving as a haven for visitors from all over the world.

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  1. silvester tirimba July 27, 2013 at 2:07 am

    kindly let me lnow how to get to this beautiful wonderland or so it seems am very interested what a beautiful use of brains

  2. paloma-pottery March 12, 2011 at 2:52 pm

    How inspiring and absolutely beautiful. Wow! I would love to visit the studio and see this place. Every little nook looks incredible. A recycler’s dream place!
    My work and my philosophy are much the same. Turning glass and other trash into something beautiful is so fulfilling. Kitengela looks like an amazing wonderland of nature and fun. I would love to turn my business into something like this!

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