• An example of a small house that many people imagine is too small to necessitate involvement of an architect
    September 16, 2014

    This is how you choose an architect for ...

    By Martin Tairo Many people tend to imagine that their projects are too ‘small’ to warrant any professional input. Always remember that if you are...
  • The recently constructed apartments in Soweto Kibera which are part of the Slum Upgrading Project
    September 12, 2014

    The Housing Problem in Kenya

    By Eng. A. S. Kitololo The figure quoted for annual housing needs of 150,000 units was arrived at in the seventies. I was then the Municipal Engineer ...
  • Glass Arch 002
    September 11, 2014

    Glass Architecture – A Case for Na...

    By Loki Eric David Even though only the visible part of the solar radia­tion spectrum provides daylight useful for visual tasks, the whole spectrum, ...
  • Adam Miller
    September 5, 2014

    When the Criminal Already has Access ...

    Adam Miller, a security consultant with Carpe Diem, talks about why he brought in the new innovation in fighting crime using fog in Kenya. This is the...
  • A view of Kibera Slums
    September 3, 2014

    The Proposed Slum Policy – A deter...

    By Steve Ted Gome Slums and informal settlements menace is a global phenomenon. The continent experienced its first slums soon after independence of t...
An example of a small house that many people imagine is too small to necessitate involvement of an architect

This is how you choose an architect for your small project

By Martin Tairo Many people tend to imagine that their projects are too ‘small’ to warrant any professional input. Always remember that if you are tearing down or moving any…

Cambridge-(49) Ethertone Cedar

Range of Shingles from Rexe Roofing Products

Armourglass Bituminous shingles Higher oxidized bitumen content Superior quality high grade fiberglass shingles Available in a wide range of shapes and colours Exceeds the most stringent worldwide standards. 20 years…

The recently constructed apartments in Soweto Kibera which are part of the Slum Upgrading Project

The Housing Problem in Kenya

By Eng. A. S. Kitololo The figure quoted for annual housing needs of 150,000 units was arrived at in the seventies. I was then the Municipal Engineer of Mombasa Municipality…

Glass Arch 002

Glass Architecture – A Case for Nairobi

By Loki Eric David Even though only the visible part of the solar radia­tion spectrum provides daylight useful for visual tasks, the whole spectrum, visible and invisible, contributes to heat…

Adam Miller

When the Criminal Already has Access – New Innovation in Securing Buildings

Adam Miller, a security consultant with Carpe Diem, talks about why he brought in the new innovation in fighting crime using fog in Kenya. This is the first of a…

A view of Kibera Slums

The Proposed Slum Policy – A deterrent to new formations

By Steve Ted Gome Slums and informal settlements menace is a global phenomenon. The continent experienced its first slums soon after independence of the various countries. Settlements that may have…

The nation Centre Building - Image coutersy of skyscrapercity.com

The Nation Centre – Nairobi

Client: Industrial Promotion Building Ltd Architects: Planning Systems Services Ltd & Henning Larsen Tegnestue Structural Engineers: Ramzan Boga Mechanical & Electrical Engineers: Bikroconsult Ltd Quantity Surveyors: Davson and Ward Covered…

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Top Daylighting – A Case for Nairobi

By Eric Loki Over the years, research on the treatment of openings in tropical buildings has focused only on the extreme cases, with most offered solutions so far being based…

Grohe Red Dot

GROHE Wins 5th “Red Dot: Best of the Best” Award

Coveted Design Award Goes to Innovative Kitchen Faucet Minta Touch The 2014 edition of the “red dot award: product design 2014” once again saw GROHE prove its prowess as a…

Concrete footbridge along Mbagathi Way

Land marking the urban foot bridge – @arabbu

By George Arabbu There’s a way in which the pedestrian footbridge can be made to be a sustainable construction. Currently the footbridge is a single functional (well, if you add…