Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK)

NMS loses Sh65m in three months due to faulty online building permit system, AAK official says

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) lost over Sh65 million between May and August this year because of a non-functional e-development permit […]

How real estate sector can shake off pandemic blues

Reading Time: 2 minutes Steve Umidha @UmidhaSteve Kenya’s real estate market may not recover to the levels seen in the pre-coronavirus era, unless the […]

Food, taxation, stimulus most Kenyans’ wish list

Reading Time: 4 minutes National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani will tomorrow table the 2021-2022 budget with Kenyans expressing mixed expectations over the ambitious […]

Costly steel spoils party for builders

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya’s construction industry is set for difficult times after the prices of steel, a key raw material in the sector, […]

House deals will not help low earners

Reading Time: 2 minutes Stakeholders in the built environment want the affordable housing programme (AHP) by the government modified if it were to meet […]

Helping schools envision safe designs for the Covid era

Reading Time: 4 minutes Covid-19-related hygiene and social distancing norms in schools are exposing a range of systemic problems with school infrastructure across the […]

Designing buildings that can withstand fire disasters

Reading Time: 4 minutes The risk of fires has become a growing concern among real estate players following increased number of high risk buildings […]

Covid-19 casts a long shadow on the office sector

Reading Time: 3 minutes The commercial office space sector is in for a long, bumpy ride thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. A new survey […]

Nairobi taps Sh57b deals on approval

Reading Time: < 1 minute The County Government of Nairobi approved development projects worth Sh57 billion between July and December 2019, a new report released […]