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One of the greatest fathers of modern architecture, Alvar Aalto, gained work experience under the architect Salervo who advised young Alvar that he would never make a good architect, but said 'Go ahead and try becoming a newspaper editor'....
From the Common Wealth Association of Architects to the International Union of Architects, Architect Phillip Kungu has chaired numerous Boards, Juries and Associations within the built environment and beyond.  If you hang around him long enough, you’ll hear him...
Meet one of the pioneers of the architectural field in the country. Arch. Ngure Kairu. His story and involvement is at the core of the architectural field in the country. Watch the trailer for his interview with the buildesign...
The Architectural Association of Kenya hosted the AAK president’s dinner at the Villa Rosa Kempisnki hotel on 5th December 2017. Coordinated by the Architects chapter and sponsored by Basco Products Kenya Limited. The event also included the bi annual Dura...
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...
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...
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...
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...

James Gitoho

James N Gitoho is an architect and urbanist behind some of the most outstanding buildings making up the Nairobi Skyline. He currently serves as a senior architect and a director at TRIAD architects, a position he has held since...
During a recent regional conference held in Nairobi, my fears were confirmed that Kenyan architects were gradually losing jobs to fellow African competitors, especially South Africans. This is not a surprise as local architects seem to have resigned themselves...