Massawa Eritrea Historic Port Expansion and Village

Massawa Eritrea Historic Port Expansion and Village

This historic trading port needed a plan for expansion as a result of a new airport and the reorganisation of the military naval base into a new container and free zone port expansion.  The objective of this assignment was to promote and manage growth serving the region through adaptive reuse of the port.

RMW experts helped a newly formed government to transform unproductive port property into a new container port and free zone.   Surrounding land uses and transportation links were rationalized and experts formulated a strategy for the rehabilitation and infill of an historic waterfront village to accommodate commerce and tourism.