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Seventy years later, Architect Patrick Edward Kanyue is not the typical retired professional who is often too oblivious of the trends and dynamics in the industry. Instead, Patrick is the savvy and seasoned practitioner who is very shy about...
The Karen Enkaji House – A 21st Century Interpretation of the traditional African architecture Enkaji is a Maasai name for a house, traditionally built on a simple frame structure, the shape of a loaf, using materials like twigs, soil, cow...
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 at which time several studies on housing needs, costs and...
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 gains when absorbed into the room. Numer­ous ways of improving...
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 Area: 14,400 square metres The client wanted to have a landmark building in Nairobi which...
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. These has a lot to do with the way clients...
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 be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. (Matthew...
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 Archer tells us how that practise came to be and...
If you did not get access to our inaugural edition of the BUILDesign magazine in print, do not worry. We saved an online copy for you. Enjoy your reading below. http://issuu.com/martintairomaseghe/docs/buildesign_magazine_issue_001
Acknowledged internationally as one of the “Great Golf Resorts of the World” the Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club was planned into an existing coffee estate, with exceptional virgin forests in the estate valleys.  PLANNING Systems & Services ltd,...