Building Performances and failures- the Nigerian angle

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children – anonymous People of every era are basically assessed from two major stand points: the tangible elements and the intangible elements. The tangible element is the manifestation of human enterprise in forms such as building, sculptures, paintings and other physical creations. The intangible element manifests ...

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– consultants in the Nigerian construction industry By Anthony Aihie (continued from last issue) As consultants for the built environment, we are in the construction industry. Consultants’ roles are often misunderstood, overlooked and/or undervalued in our society.  This article gives and overview of the construction industry and the important role played by consultants in it. SPECIALISTS CONSULTANTS Other specialist consultants ...

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Development Prospects in Nigeria

GUEST COLUMNIST Anthony Aihie, Architect, is CEO of design union, Nigeria. He writes for Global Homes from Lagos Nigeria. Design Union consists of the international award winning architecture firm, design union consulting LLC and design union developing Ltd, a high-end real estate development company.   Background Nigeria, with an estimated population of 150 million, is the most populated country in ...

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