Bwiza Riverside Homes

Bwiza Riverside Homes

EDGE Advanced

Bwiza Riverside Homes envisions a housing development with shared amenities. The project phase 1 has a total of 257 units of 6 different townhouse typologies each of Ground+1 levels ranging from 2, 3 and 4-bedrooms, three workshops, one 3-storey TVET school and administrative building, a daycare centre and a convenience store.

Besides ADHI’s light steel frames and light concrete patented construction technology, a variety of innovative and sustainable materials and technologies are featured in building construction, in green infrastructure, in effective waste management and in offering dignified community living standards.

Bwiza Riverside Homes has been issued EDGE preliminary certification by GBCI.

Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification


Energy Savings*


Water Savings


Less Embodied Energy in Materials

*Part of the energy efficiency percentage may be associated with virtual energy for comfort depending on the presence of heating and cooling systems. Note that virtual energy does not contribute savings to utility bills.

Technical Solutions


Reduced Window to Wall Ratio, Insulation of Roof and External Walls Energy-Saving Light Bulbs in Internal and External Spaces.


Low-Flow Showerheads and Low-Flow Faucets for Kitchen Sinks and Washbasins, Dual Flush for Water Closet.


Composite In-Situ Concrete Floor Slabs and Steel Deck (Permanent Shuttering),  Steel Roof Construction, 3-D Wire Panel with ‘Shot-Crete’ Both Sides on Internal and External Walls, Aluminum Window Frames.


Umuringa Karama village Nyarugenge District Kigali, Rwanda


Preliminary EDGE Advanced Certificate


February 1, 2022

Floor Space (m2)


Total CO2 Savings (annually)


Certified By

Green Business Certification Inc.

Interested in learning
more about EDGE?

Sign-Up for our Mailing Lists

Still thinking?