Africa’s Most Beautiful Campus

Obafemi Awolowo University formerly known as The University of Ife was initially conceived in the early 1960’s in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, shortly after Nigeria gained its independence from the United Kingdom. Arieh Sharon, an Israeli architect and Bauhaus alumna, in collaboration with Nigerian office A.A. Egbor and AMY Company worked on the school’s structures and master plan for a span […]

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Selecting The Right Furniture For Your Home

The choice of furniture in our homes is an indirect reflection of our tastes and preferences. The following guidelines will help in selecting your desired home furniture. Choose primary pieces first: Decide on primary pieces first like: beds, dining table and sofa. Then finish off with the other furniture. Choose the theme: This makes it […]

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Biophilic Design: The Benefits

Biophilic Design is an innovative way of connecting human to our natural environment by designing the places where we live, work, and learn. It is a conscious effort to include nature into interior and architectural design and by doing this, we unconsciously bring the outdoors into our constructed world. First made popular by Edward O. […]

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Curtain Walls and Structural Glazing System

Featured Image Credit: Sapa Building System A curtain wall system is an outer covering of a building with non-structural outer walls, and it is used to keep the weather out and the occupants in. It can be made of lightweight materials to reduce the cost of construction, since it is just a facade, and does […]

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5 Monumental Religious buildings in Africa

1. Faith Tabernacle, Nigeria: Faith Tabernacle is situated at Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. The facility has a capacity of 50,400 worshippers, and it is the largest church auditorium in the world in terms of capacity. The gigantic facility, which was constructed within 12 months, has no visible pillars within, so the gigantic roofing stands suspended […]

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Sliding Room Dividers

Sliding room dividers are preferred over walls because they make various space design options possible, being flexible. With them, you can open and close spaces up as you wish. And because they’re flexible, you can have all the space you want while still enjoying the privacy you need. Sliding room dividers can either be floor-to-ceiling […]

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5 Monumental Sports Facilities in Africa

1. Cape Town Stadium (South Africa) The Cape Town Stadium, one of Africa’s breathtaking sports facility, is situated in Cape Town, South Africa. The 69,000 capacity stadium, is used for football and rugby. It is located in Green Point, between Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. The monumental stadium, which cost US$600 million was built […]

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Handrails in Staircase Design

Staircases can add to the aesthetics of a luxury home. Gone are the days when they only serve as elevators; staircase designs have evolved over the years to become one of the most attention grabbing sections of any home. Although, there are divers staircase designs, one of the most important aspects of any staircase that […]

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Trending Kitchen Designs

A luxury kitchen is one which combines aesthetic design with great furniture and appliances to aid its functionality, and to inspire seamless culinary activities. In this article, we bring you some of the latest kitchens trends with state of the art fittings and fixtures, and time-saving appliances and amenities to make your happy space both […]

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Floor Finishes

Commercial flooring is commonly used in public spaces which experience heavy foot traffic such as schools, hospitals, hotels, restaurants, offices and shopping centres.  They are thus required to be durable and low-maintenance. There are various factors that must be considered before deciding on a commercial flooring option. These include aesthetics, cost, strength, hardness and adaptability […]

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