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How to prevent incessant building collapse in Lagos – Experts

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The Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) on Monday called on the Nigerian government to address the menace of building collapse and sub-standard construction across the country. Akinola George, National President of the guild, made this call at a press conference in Ikeja, Lagos State. The BCPG comprises professionals from seven bodies, including the Nigerian Institute of Architect (NIA), Nigerian Institute ...

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NIA calls for investigation into collapse of buildings in Abia

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The Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and Architect Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) have called on Abia Government to investigate the causes of collapsed buildings in the state. The Abia Chapters of NIA and ARCON jointly made the call in Aba, during their fact-finding mission to the sites of recent collapsed buildings in the state on Saturday. The associations spoke ...

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Investors introduce new healthcare architectural designs

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With global focus on modern architecture, investors in Nigeria’s health sector are embracing innovative designs to ensure competitiveness, accessibility and accelerate the healing process. Globally, architectural designs for healthcare infrastructure are big issues in boosting patronage, hastening healing process as well as improving the general well being of the society. Amid business downturns, many developers in Nigeria are now embracing ...

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Building collapse: NIA warns Nigerians to stop engaging quacks in building designs

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To stem the rising incidents of building collapse across the country, the Nigerian Institute of Architects NIA has advocated stringent action against quacks who engage in building construction without pre-requisite knowledge and certification. NIA President, Festus Njoku, who spoke at the 58th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the professional body in Lagos last, said that engaging quacks to help ...

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Nigeria Institute of Architects celebrates decades of architectural history

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One of the foremost professional groups in the built environment industry, the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) has chronicled its successes towards attaining excellence in creative management of the physical environment. This was unfolded at its annual 4th Distinguished Lecture Tagged: Beyond Simple Line: Presentation of nearly five Decades of Architectural Practices in Nigeria (1970-2018). The lecture series was borne ...

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NIA chairman plans architects’ property cooperative initiative

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Poised to ensure its members are homeowners in Lagos state, the Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) has indicated its readiness to begin the process of providing homes for its members through Lagos Architects Property Cooperative Initiative. Fitzgerald Umah, the newly re-elected Lagos NIA chairman dropped the hint after his re-election last week in Lagos. This, according to him, was one ...

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Nigeria Institute of Architects revive property scheme

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To ensure members become homeowners, the Lagos Chapter of Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) has revived its cooperatives scheme and embarked on advocacy to increase its membership base. Plans are also underway to commence development of properties fully owned by members, who are contributors to the cooperative. Chairman of the chapter, Fitzgerald Umah disclosed this at the Biennial General Meeting ...

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Raji Fashola inaugurates 45 ARCON board members

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, yesterday, inaugurated 45 members into the board of the Architects Registration Council (ARCON). Fashola, who performed the inauguration in Abuja, tasked members of the reconstituted council to help fulfill President Muhammadu Buhari’s mandate to the people. According to him, Buhari is in need of men and women of good fate ...

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There is no affordable housing in Lagos – Arc. Olayinka Dosekun

There is no affordable housing in Lagos

Our correspondent Rianat, was in an interview with Olayinka Dosekun, the CREATIVE DIRECTOR of Studio Contra Mundum. She spoke extensively about reaching clients with an equal enthusiasm for design, international collaborations and how government should tackle housing deficit in Nigeria NREH: How long has your company been in Nigeria and what are the challenges you have encountered so far? Olayinka ...

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Architectural companies embrace more design and build concepts

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More evidence that architectural companies are embracing design and build concepts are emerging, following the lull in the construction activity. The move is triggered by declining new projects coupled with escalating construction cost that has forced individual builders to vacate sites. Design-build is a project delivery system used in the architectural companies. It is a method to deliver a project ...

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