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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...
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...
  Located at Freedom Corner, Uhuru Park in Nairobi, the Mau Mau Memorial adds a new dimension to memorial architecture in the city. Mau Mau Memorial is its popular name but its official title is Memorial to the Victims of...
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...
The law compelling building owners to install solar water heaters takes effect in the next three months. Architects and mechanical engineers have been advising their clients, especially for new upcoming developments, to conform to this guideline. The Electricity Regulatory Commission...