African Development Bank funds solar-hydro hybrid project in Burundi

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, a multi-donor fund managed by the African Development Bank, has granted just shy of US$1 million for the development of a 9MW solar-hydro hybrid project in Burundi. […]

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7 Construction Industry Trends to look out for in 2019

The construction industry is fast adopting new trends in technology. Even more growth is expected in 2019 with the new popularity of the following technological trends. 1. Augmented Reality: This is the ability to visualize the real world through a camera lens. Though, costly, this will open new opportunities for the industry as it changes […]

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Top Cross-Platform Mobile Apps for Architects

The world is moving at a pace that would have seemed impossible a century ago. The office has gone beyond the physical space. For the modern day architect, the office is anywhere work gets done, anywhere being everywhere—within walls, in the open fields, during transit, anywhere an enterprising architect can find space to sit or […]

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Using aerial drones in construction

Drone, also known as unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), unmanned aircraft system (UAS) or several other names, is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard. It is usually operated with various degrees of autonomy such as remote control by a human operator, or fully or intermittently autonomously by on-board computers in conjunction with GPS. Although, drone’s […]

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