The Architect Magazine issue 12: RESILIENCE is out now!

The Architect Magazine issue 12: RESILIENCE is out now!

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…

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Architectural Sustainability- A Vital Ingredient for Buildings

Architectural Sustainability- A Vital Ingredient for Buildings

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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Council Cover

AAK Architects Chapter Council Members 2015 – 2017

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;

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Where will my next House be?

Where will my next House be?

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.

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Toilet as Vanity Space

Toilet as Vanity Space

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.

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Editor_Arch. Caleb Mutali

From The Editors Desk_Shining the Beam on BIM

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.

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Chair_Arch. Emma Miloyo

FROM THE CHAIR’S DESK_ ARCH. EMMA MILOYO

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.

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Urban Environment: Engaging Through Travel_Dubai-Downtown-Master-planning-2

Urban Environment: Engaging Through Travel

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page… Earnest Hemmingway.

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Deliver Higher-Quality Designs With Bim For Building Projects

Deliver Higher-Quality Designs With Bim For Building Projects

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.

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UIA Road trip Caravan 2014 / Student s under the EAIA

UIA Road trip Caravan 2014 / Student s under the EAIA

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.

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AAK Awards of Excellence in Architecture_The Rebirth of Kenyan Architecture

AAK Awards of Excellence in Architecture_The Rebirth of Kenyan Architecture

Theme: The Rebirth of Kenyan Architecture – Kenya @ 50 In a span of less than a 100 years, Kenya has transformed magnificently in terms…

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