Concerns over flouting of parking regulations in buildings
There are growing concerns over non-compliance to the parking regulations in the real estate sector, as citizens fail to adhere to the urban and regional planning laws.
Concerns over fire incidents in public buildings
Distributed by increasing cases of fire outbreaks in public buildings, built environment experts have called for enforcement of fire safety designs and measures that could mitigate further outbreaks
Imo to build 5,000 houses by 2023
Imo State Government has jump-started the construction of 5,000 homes, which would be completed by 2023.
Architects flay 30-year life span for buildings
The Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) has frowned at the low life span and quality of buildings across the country, which in most cases lasts between 20 to 30 years.
Corruption responsible for incessant collapse of buildings — Rector
The first female Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Oko Anambra State, Dr. Francisca Nwafulugo has attributed incidents of building collapse in Nigeria to corruption. Speaking, yesterday, in Kaduna, Nwafulugo said so many factors could lead to building collapse, while some collapsed structures are borne out of corruption. "When contractors are given work to do, they want…
Harsh economy forcing many city dwellers to uncompleted buildings
The stark reality of the harsh economic situation is leading to an upsurge of Nigerians moving to uncompleted buildings in major towns and on the outskirts, leaving some of the homeowners with sad tales. However, the trend is growing spontaneously as housing has remained a major challenge in the cities due shortage of residential accommodation.…
Why action on distressed buildings is slow, by Lagos official
Dreams by residents in Lagos State for safe and sustainable buildings may be hanging on the air due to inertia by relevant authority in addressing cases of marked distressed and abandoned building across the state. The Guardian investigations revealed that many of the buildings marked as distressed in location like; Berkley Street, Lagos Island and…