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Kilifi County is legendarily known to be the best tourist destination in Kenya. Besides the great coastal weather, contemporary Swahili architecture is yet another reason why holidays are never the same in the region. The Vipingo Club house designed...
In 2009, the Konza Techno City project was initiated with the procurement of a 5,000 acre parcel of land at Malili Ranch, 60km south east of Nairobi along Mombasa-Nairobi Highway in Kenya. It was conceived to capture the growing global...
Singapore, colloquially known as the Lion City, the Garden City or the Red Dot, is the world’s only sovereign island city state. It is a beautiful place to be in, grandiose contemporary designs on one hand, and neat and...
Thanks to the proliferation of various BIM tools and extensive sun studies, glass architecture is proving to be a sustainable and comfortable building trend in the tropics today. When used appropriately, glass can help reduce energy used to light...
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...
Let’s take a trip down memory lane back to your kindergarten days. Do you remember playing with plasticine ? Do you remember modelling whatever form your mind thought of? How easy was it to do that? Now let’s come back...
Aleem Manji Architects were posed with an interesting deviation from the firm’s typical style of design largely inspired by principles of modern architecture when they received a commission for the architectural design and interior fit out of the Lansdowne...
We are very happy to introduce a new segment to you, our readers. We are debuting a technology review section where we will be looking at technological advancements across the construction field. For our first piece we will be reviewing...
In one on my favourite books, The Thinking Hand: Existential and Embodied Wisdom in Architecture (from which the title of this article is borrowed), Swiss Architect (and author) Juhani Pallasmaa looks extensively at the lost art of hand drawing...
Several palatial homes came crushing down as the ministry of roads embarked on a fresh round of demolitions in Kitisuru and Spring Valley areas in Nairobi on houses said to have been erected on road reserves. ...