ZENKAYA - Copyright 2011
ZENKAYA CAME TO LIFE WHEN REALIZING THAT THERE SHOULD BE BETTER WAYS TO BUILD.
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ZENKAYA was born under Eric Bigot leadership, a french Trained Architect with a passion for Contemporary solutions for a better living environment.
Eric was trained in Paris as a cabinet maker so his works is into the details and then as an Architect. He worked with the United Nations to develop low cost housing in Zambia and a Street Children Community Centre with the French Cooperation which he completed in a year time with local on job training participants.
Eric then worked in New York for several Architectural Firms from Corporate to High End residential. There he discovered a passion and benefits for well designed alternative construction system. He also was comforted in is entrepreneurial spirit that he had to do things his way.
He then flew to South Africa were he built the first “Architectural South African Prefab” earning a selection for the "Best Object" in South Africa at the Design Indaba and international recognition for its sleek and simple lines.
Eric then moved on in Mozambique and focused on finding the proper middle ground between factory and site built solutions where the idea of offering KIT solutions was born and seemed to make sense.