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Nothing might prepare you for the experience of the African Heritage House; at least not the red frame gate in the middle of nowhere, leading on to a natural path and further into the Athi plains expanse overlooking the...
Usually, when we think of creating more space in a building, the first thing that comes in the mind is building more if there is space. But that has since changed as Classic Mouldings has an alternative to make...
Architects - Urko Sanchez Most successful projects in the developing countries are those that respect the vernacular architecture of the region and fuse them together with the tenets of modern design to achieve a hybrid design. And so, with a...
Solex International (Thailand) Co. Ltd, has established a worldwide presence with its sophisticated padlocks and car door locks. No stranger in the local market, Solex has been securing Kenyan doors and gates for over 20 years and has built...
Our latest edition of the BUILDesign Magazine is out. Pick your copy from leading stores in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda. For a comprehensive list of the locations where you can obtain the magazine, click here. And you now...
The BUILDesign Magazine Panel made a presentation in the just concluded CIBEX 2015 Expo at KICC on 28th February 2015. The panel consisted of Architects Eric Kigada, George Arabbu and Martin Tairo. The panel made a very strong case for...
By Adam Miller Kenya is facing an increasing amount of insecurity. Criminals have become bolder, more adventurous, and worry less about their victims well being and life. A lot of robberies now end up in fatalities when victims get shot,...
GROHE SPA™ Features New Forms and Functions The world of premium bathrooms continues to evolve. Those seeking to pamper their bodies and minds with varied water treatments are now offered an even greater choice of options for transforming their bathroom...
By Arch. Steve Ted Gome Major Kenyan urban centers trace their origins to pre-independence times. Specific factors can be attributed to development of individual urban centers. Emergence of Nairobi for instance is linked to the development of the Kenya-Uganda railway; first...
The need for energy conservation, in these days of scarcity of resources, cannot be gainsaid. Ironically though, many architects, designers and developers do not give proper consideration to energy efficiency during design of the buildings. The buildings orientation, massing...