Chicoco Radio: Air Meets Water

In the heart of the old Port Harcourt township, popularly called “town”, an innovative structure is changing the landscape. Chicoco Radio is an expression of creativity, like the animated series “Avatar”, blending air, land and water, with fire provided by passionate volunteers. According to the designers, Netherlands-based architecture firm, NLE, “Chicoco Radio is a floating […]

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3D printing Technology: Transforming Design Development in Africa

Africa’s Architectural industry has witnessed a lot of transformation in recent times, changing from the conventional drawing – paper approach to computer aided design (CAD) system adoption for building design. With recent advancement in the information technology system, architects and building designers can now create photorealistic 3D models for visualization on computer screen to improve […]

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BIM and the Future of Nigeria Building Industry

With the recent advancements in IT and technology in general, numerous innovations have been seen across different industries, which have reshaped the way businesses and various activities are carried out. As a result, a more competitive atmosphere is developed among business owners whose main theme song is not working hard, but working smart considering the […]

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Green Roofs – The sustainable way back to nature

These days, green roofs are being used as an oasis to the dense urban environment. The fast growth of urban settlements and the advancement of technology have widened the gap between human beings and nature. Green roofs are one of the pathways back to nature. A green roof is a roof in which its outer […]

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The Rise of Africa’s Lifestyle Malls

Africa’s shopping centres are getting a dramatic makeover. Consumers are becoming increasingly time pressured and technology focused. They are no longer content to park, enter the store and simply buy the goods. For most, shopping has become an integral part of the leisure time. Opening of the Mall of Africa in South Africa. Image source: […]

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