‘Negligence among professionals is extremely alarming’
Mr. George Akinola is the National President of Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), an association advocating sanity in the built environment. He believes that codification of building materials by regulatory agency will help to eradicate the menace of building collapse.
Firm picks contractor for N1.4b Lagos TM Meadows
Poised to reduce housing deficit, Lagos-based property development firm, Messrs Tetramanor Limited has picked building and civil engineering firm, 225 MM Construction Limited
Experts explore benefits of smart construction tech
With smart buildings gaining momentum – and as the technology behind them becomes more sophisticated and prevalent, built environment experts have called for the adoption of smart buildings in line with global best practices.
Don urges green building development
A Professor of geography at the University of Lagos, Emmanuel Oladipo has called for green building development as a modern approach in mitigating the challenge of climate change, housing the people and promoting sustainable environment in the country.
Alpha Mead, others host facility roundtable, World FM Day
In a strategic move to draw attention to the need of sustaining infrastructure assets, Alpha Mead Facilities has called for collaboration between private and public-sector players in the real estate sector.
Architects seek collaboration in Lagos’ urban regeneration
To quicken efforts at resolving Lagos’ developmental challenges, architects have called for collaboration with town planners and other relevant bodies in the built environment on urban redevelopment.
Group woos off-takers, plans federation of housing cooperatives
As part of efforts to access affordable housing, key stakeholders in the industry, especially cooperative societies in private, public and informal sectors have resolved to form a Federation of Housing Cooperatives of Nigeria (FEHCON) towards accumulating social capital for housing off-takers.
Lagos to hike price of Sangotedo Golden Jubilee Scheme plots
A new price hike is in the offing for the Lagos State Golden Jubilee project in Sangotedo, Lekki, after authorities wrapped up provision of infrastructural facilities in the site and services scheme.
Experts proffer solutions to fire incidents in buildings
Global power management company Eaton, has identified the need for a stringent policy on the administration of the Fire Code as the solution to incessant electrical fire in commercial and residential buildings in Nigeria.