How non-implementation of local building materials’ policy is worsening housing delivery
A major paradigm shift in the use of indigenous building materials for housing design and construction may take long to come, following the inability of the Federal Government and its agencies to implement the new National Housing Policy. Under the 2017 National Housing Policy, the government was urged to pursue vigorously the adoption of functional…
ARCON triggers discontent over HND holders’ registration
A major disagreement is brewing again among members of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and it’s regulatory body, Architects Registration Council Of Nigeria (ARCON) on the certification of Higher National Diploma (HND) holders.
Architects to settle rift, plan architectural projects in Lokoja
Disturbed by the controversy surrounding the registration of new members, top leaders in the architectural practice may have waded into the dispute and plan to resolve the rift.
New body takes over architects lead roles in project management
With the application of knowledge and techniques to project activities expanding into a discipline, architects who played leadership role in building construction...
Architects visit Babatunde Fashola, unveil new models for housing
Apparently disturbed that previous homeownership schemes are not targeted at providing social housing, architects have proposed new innovative concepts to government ...
Architects tasked on urban regeneration, economic development
NIA President, Tonye Braide, explained that the maiden edition of the West African Architecture festival (WAAF) would reinvigorate Architectural designs in the sub-region to make up for the current economic reality.
NIA plans industrial park, festival to celebrate architecture
Desperate to create new design concepts that will push the boundaries of modern day construction process, the Nigerian architects are delving into a new initiative that is expected to create new industrial park in the West African region and synergy in the profession.
Disquiet in architects’ family as executive secretary resigns
All cannot be said to be well with Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), as some groups have faulted the decision by its present leadership, headed by its president, Mr. Tonye Braide...