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Jim Archer

Intro Arch. Jim Archer started joining his father to visit construction sites at the age of 5. At the time, there was hardly any sparkle in the architecture industry in Kenya. Only the infamous Kenya-Uganda Railway line and a few...

Allan Simu

ARCHETYPE OF PROFESSIONAL LOYALTY For the last 36 years of his practice, Fellow Architect Allan Simu has stuck with Mutiso Menezes International (MMI) and worked his way up from a fresh graduate architect from the university to the current position...
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 walls, or planning any new construction, it pays to hire...
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 series that we would run explaining exactly what this technology...
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 begun as scattered establishments to provide temporary housing, over time...
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 on the need for strict control of direct solar radiation....
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 advertising you might get away with a dual functionality claim.)...
BUILDesign magazine editor, Martin Tairo, had a chat with journalists who wanted to know what the magazine was all about. See below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZC1caemB7_s
In this issue, we run a 16 page supplement on Triad Architects who were celebrating their 50th year in operation. Read below. http://issuu.com/martintairomaseghe/docs/buildesign_issue_5
Below is the BUILDesign magazine Issue 004 exactly as it appeared in print. http://issuu.com/martintairomaseghe/docs/buildesign_iss4_final