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While there is still a lot of progress that needs to be made to achieve gender equality within the profession, women have and continue to, substantially contribute to the field of architecture. In fact, an impressive number of female architects...
Surrounded by pure wilderness, the Saruni Samburu Safari lodge is an ecological marvel sitting at the heart of Kalama Wildlife Conservancy, on the hot rock of the Kalama mountain top in Samburu County. Bordering the Samburu National Reserve, Ngutuk...
The Architect Sir Herbert Baker was born on 9th June, 1862 in Cobham, Kent in England. He studied architecture in London. He arrived in South Africa in 1892. Sir Edward Grigg, Governor of Kenya from 1925 to 1931, invited Baker to...
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...
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...
In 2014, Kenya Airways awarded Planning Interiors Limited the task of designing their two new lounges located at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. The motivation behind the creation of these lounges was Kenya Airways'  intention to grow its international...
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...
Building an academic facility is not often a complicated task. But when the requirements are doubled with suiting executive corporate spaces in a training environment, the design emerges with its own set of challenges. On top of having to...
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...
Kenya celebrated the country’s golden jubilee in December 2013 marking 50 years of independence. The Ministry of Sports, Culture & Arts contributed to a budget of Kshs. 500M for the celebrations in partnership with leading corporations including the National...