What’s the Role of an Architect in Construction Projects?

An architect is a skilled professional who plans and designs buildings and generally plays a key role in their construction.

Of Gated Communities and The Role Residents Associations play in Development Control

Gated communities and residents associations have been instrumental in protecting the property value and aesthetic…

How to Build on Black Cotton Soil

Black cotton soil is considered a problematic soil when designing and building foundations.

Metric System Vs Imperial: Why are there Two Measurement Systems?

The imperial and metric systems are two different measurement systems for length, area, volume and mass.

How to Obtain a Certificate of Occupation in Kenya

The Certificate of Occupation/ Occupancy or Occupation permit is a legal document issued by a local government agency or the housing/building department declaring a building’s compliance with relevant building codes and other laws, and indicating it to be in a condition suitable for human habitation.

A Cheat Sheet for the Best Solar Panels to install for Your Home

Solar panels have proven to be a reliable and cheaper source of energy supply. This…

All About the Door: Does it Really Matter which Direction a Door Opens?

The direction a door swings or opens isn’t something that most people consider but they…

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How To Start Your Own Construction Company in Kenya

Globally, the wealthiest individuals in any country always have stakes in a construction company or…

Accessibility and Inclusivity in the Built Environment

Accessibility is equality. Making spaces accessible to people with disabilities is a mandatory requirement for…

How to revamp you home without breaking the bank

Renovate Your Home without Breaking the Bank

Looking to spruce things up? You can renovate your home to improve on aesthetics and…

What fresh registration of title deeds means for land owners

What Fresh Registration of Title Deeds means for Land Owners

The Ministry of Lands and physical planning has began registration of title deeds afresh in…

Flooding: 5 Proven Construction Techniques Which Reduce the Vulnerability of a Building to Floods

Property destruction as a result of flooding even when low amounts of rainfall are being…

Rainwater Harvesting: When it Rains it Doesn’t need to Pour

Rainwater harvesting is a simple way to supplement main water supply ensuring constant access to water for many households.

A Simple Guide to Buying Quality Building Material

When it comes to construction projects, the quality of building material used during construction greatly…

House Construction: When is the Best Time to Build?

House construction is expensive and your timing on when to start a project will have a great effect on cost and quality.

The Average Cost of Construction in Kenya

It is important to note that the cost of construction will vary greatly depending on factors such as location, size of house, type of building, topography and the material/finishes specifications.

Buying Land for Real Estate Investment

Land is the only asset that appreciates in value over time. This attractive feature has made it one of the most sort after assets in Kenya.

How to set up Lactation Rooms in Workplaces And Public Buildings

World breastfeeding week is celebrated globally every year during the first seven days of the…

Re-Imagining Public Spaces in the wake of Covid19

As a result of the Covid 19 pandemic, many built environment experts are now calling for the redesign of public spaces and buildings to mitigate future pandemics. This means a shift towards contactless experience with high emphasis on hygiene.

Why Off-Plan Properties Are Not A Scam

Buying a property off-plan, whether to use as a home or as an investment is cheaper but incurs more risks than buying an already built property

Kenya’s Switch To The EuroCodes

The year 2021 will see Kenya’s construction industry adopting the European Code of Standards known…