Expogroup organizes Kenya’s only specialized kitchen & Bathroom event.

The growing kitchen and bathroom industry in Kenya will be seeing renewed business opportunities which is also poised to open up the market to more international players following the recent…

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…

James Gitoho

Training in Architecture in Kenya in the 1970s

This is the first of our series of videos on an interview we had with Architect James Gitoho, senior partner at Triad Architects in which he talks about how architecture…

BUILDesign Magazine stand at SECPROTEC EA

Visit the BUILDesign Magazine stand at SECPROTEC EA – KICC 20th to 22nd August 2014

The BUILDesign Magazine stand at the SECPROTEC EA expo at KICC between 20th and 22nd August 2014.

BUILDesign Issue 0042014 Cover

BUILDesign Issue 004/2014 is in circulation now

BUILDesign Magazine issue 004/2014 is in circulation. The magazine has featured the following stories, among others:- The main story is about a silent war that architects in Kenya are facing….


SECPROTEC East Africa – Security | Protection | Technology – 20th to 22nd August 2014 – KICC, Nairobi, Kenya.

East Africa is a great platform with a high growth rate for international manufacturers of security equipment. There is a considerable number of wealthy customers who are willing to pay…


Lighting for buildings and interior spaces

By Gloria Mamwa Light is very important. It was the first thing created when at the beginning, if you are Bible believing. It also continues to say “You’re here to…

Jim Archer

Formation of Cobb & Archer and their projects

Howard Archer went ahead and formed Cobb & Archer which became the most successful practise in Kenya during colonial and post colonial times. In this part of the interview, Jim…

Use of backyards and gardens for micro farming

What If Nairobi – The Urban Farm

By Karuga Koinange Is truly innovative architecture only possible with big money and high-tech ability? Or is it the opposite? Maybe it is the lack of these that creates an…