Rattled by international terrorism the architects have been thrown into an unfamiliar territory – designing to exclude a ghostly demographic. Matters of resilience in the built…
Hardly any architect today design without sustainability in mind. Sustainability is on practically every conference agenda related to design, planning, construction and real estate development. But what does it mean to…
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As you may be aware, the Architects Chapter successfully held its Annual General Meeting on Friday, 20th February 2015 at 1400hrs. In addition, the Chapter successfully held elections for the Chapter Council of 2015-2017 term of office as listed below;
When one decides to buy a house, one feels real excitement only associated with childhood memories such as when you would join the school trip to the agricultural show or when circus comes to town.
Mukuru slums islocated in the heart of Nairobi county with a population of about 500,000 people. Despite being in Nairobi County, there is no proper drainage and piped water systems reaching the schools.
In African cities, people are peripheral to architectural processes despite the fact that those processes produce structures that they use and interact with every day. Lay-people’s disengagement often produces socially dysfunctional neighbourhoods whose residents lack both a strong sense of community and environmental awareness.
With every issue, I hope that you are finding ‘The Architect’ magazine an interesting read ever since it was revamped. Now some simple lessons in life your mama should have told you: your office needs to remain abreast with the latest technology innovations to remain relevant in the region.
Burkina Faso is one of the poorest countries in Africa. By 2011, more than 80% of the population was completely illiterate. It is in this country that Diebedo Francis Kere was born in 1965, in a small village called Gando.
The Architects Chapter has held an annual golf tournament for several years now. The uptake of the game amongst its members has however not been very encouraging. This article aims at demystifying this wonderful game.
It is yet another issue of “The Architect” the 6th since the revival of the magazine. We continue to grow by leaps and bounds with the latest appointment of David Mazeras a testament to our growth.
The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page… Earnest Hemmingway.
In competitive environments, accurate designs are key to achieving business objectives. Autodesk Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Building Design and Engineering helps reduce the risk of errors through integrated design, engineering, and fabrication workflows.
For the very first time, six colleges of architecture across East Africa supported their students in an adventurous academic trip through the region’s major cities whilst engaging them in architectural discourse.
Theme: The Rebirth of Kenyan Architecture – Kenya @ 50 In a span of less than a 100 years, Kenya has transformed magnificently in terms…