Architectural Preservation

Mumuni Library was built specifically with design features and aesthetics reflecting local Tonga culture. Eleni Coromvli spent a significant amount of time researching Tonga art and architectural history, and considering how it can be incorporated into a new, functional Lubuto library. The completed complex features, local materials, and construction techniques in its building, and further highlights Tonga culture through unique architectural details, such as the use of traditional Tonga clay dolls on building exteriors.

 

 

Architectural Preservation

Mumuni Library was built specifically with design features and aesthetics reflecting local Tonga culture. Eleni Coromvli spent a significant amount of time researching Tonga art and architectural history, and considering how it can be incorporated into a new, functional Lubuto library. The completed complex features, local materials, and construction techniques in its building, and further highlights Tonga culture through unique architectural details, such as the use of traditional Tonga clay dolls on building exteriors.