Tags Kenyan architects

Tag: Kenyan architects

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...
You’ve made the money to the tune of nine digits. You have a sense of class and therefore you deserve a house that is out-of-this-world. At the same time you wouldn’t like the edifice to portray you as being...
When I mention Kenyan Architecture, what comes to mind? I will give you time to think about it……… Now, let me help you. NOTHING! You may not admit it but your mind went blank for a while. Don’t pretend you thought...
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...