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Aleem Manji Architects were posed with an interesting deviation from the firm’s typical style of design largely inspired by principles of modern architecture when they received a commission for the architectural design and interior fit out of the Lansdowne...
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...
By Steve Ted Gome Slums and informal settlements menace is a global phenomenon. The continent experienced its first slums soon after independence of the various countries. Settlements that may have begun as scattered establishments to provide temporary housing, over time...
Architecture is said to be a societal affair. And good architecture can make a building appear as if it was planted, like it just sprouted. Think of the High Court, the All Saints Cathedral, City Hall and the Kenya...
Thousands of Kenya’s urban dwellers, rich and poor, live in fear that their homes or real estate investments could soon be demolished as the country struggles to keep up with the rapid development of cities. And ...
Several palatial homes came crushing down as the ministry of roads embarked on a fresh round of demolitions in Kitisuru and Spring Valley areas in Nairobi on houses said to have been erected on road reserves. ...
The following have been found to be some of the deadliest sins that one can commit in Nairobi. Once you commit them, you will be arrested instantly. We have taken time to air them to you so that you are aware...