NIOB begins building survey, urges maintenance of monuments
Professional builders under the aegis of Nigerian Institute of Builders (NIOB) have begun a survey of pre-independence buildings to determine their conditions and structural stability.
Experts list hinderances to green building developments in Nigeria
With buildings emitting more energy-related carbon globally than the entire transport sector, experts say holistic adoption of green building standards in the housing industry would boost efficiency and lower construction costs.
Builders induct new fellows, harp on professionalism
The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has challenged new fellows to live up to high expectations of the society. NIOB president, Mr. Kunle Awobodu and the Chairman of its College of Fellows, Mrs. Adebolanle Araba
Operatives seek revival of Nigeria’s steel industry
To ensure the stability of buildings and curb incidences of building collapse, eggheads in the construction industry have called for the revival of Nigeria’s steel industry.
How built professionals are navigating coronavirus pandemic
With the lockdown lasting until at least April 14 — and probably longer. Many built environment professionals have had their lives upended because they are sequestered at home or, if they can still go into work, they cannot collaborate in person with colleagues.
Building institute honours works minister, Fashola
The Nigerian Institute of Building (NOIB) has conferred on the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, a fellow of the institute in recognition of his contributions to the built environment.
Government will not sell unoccupied houses, says Fashola
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has said that the Federal Government has no plan to sell unoccupied houses in most cities across the country.
Project impacts growing as coronavirus spreads
With continued spread of the coronavirus globally, one sector that has been worst hit is the real estate and construction world, as the operatives are grappling with project delays and rising costs of materials.