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Banana Island residents worry over Apple Island project

Banana Island Property owners/residents’ association has expressed disaffection over the Apple Island project being promoted by the Nigerian Army Properties Limited (NAPL). The residents said they met the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai when he visited the site of the proposed Apple Island and expressed their grievances over the project, which made […]

Real Estate Agent: 9 motivational quotes to keep you fired up

Need some motivational real estate quotes? Here are 10 quotes that’ll inspire you to greatness. As we go about our busy day-to-day routines, it can be easy to fall into the trap of just “going through the motions.” I’ve found that one of the easiest, fastest ways to jump out of this rut is a good quote. […]

15 house hunting struggles only Nigerians can relate to

This list is a compilation of things most Nigerians who have gone house hunting sometime in the past have probably experienced. Please note that this list is my own light attempt at humour and trying to make you laugh after a hard day at work. Laughter as they say, is the best medicine; so feel free to […]

How to end building collapse in all the states in Nigeria

Every year Nigerian families across the country have been made to mourn the loss of loved ones not through wars or pestilence, but from the collapse of building under construction or even older structures with structural defects. Available records show that the menace of building collapse has gone beyond the kid gloves handling given to […]

FG fulfils housing promise to Bonfrere Jo 22 years after

Written by Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Federal Government on Tuesday fulfilled its promise to former Super Eagles coach, Bonfrere Jo,  handing him the keys to a three-bedroom apartment  in Gwagwalada, Abuja. The Dutchman was promised  a house after  guiding the national U23 team to  win the men’s football event at  the  Atlanta  ’96 Olympic Games. […]

UNDP completes 608 houses in Borno community

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has handed over 608 housing units built for Ngwom Community to Borno State government. The housing units are part of efforts at rebuilding about 20 destroyed communities by Boko-Haram in 2014 and 2016. About 370 households were affected while 2,300 residents were forced to take refuge in camps in […]

Registration of technicians can reduce building collapse

The Chairman of the Nigerian Society of Engineering Technicians, Makanjuola Ganiyu Jimoh has called for proper registration of technicians to reduce incessant incidences of building collapse in the country. Jimoh, who led members of the society on a courtesy visit to The Guardian, noted that it is time for craftsmen to realise that their services […]

The Relationship between architecture and environment

You can’t build or design a good building without understanding their relationship with the natural systems and the surrounding environment. Architects need to make buildings that are friendly to the environment and more green which can be adaptable to the surroundings, in other words, they need to create buildings that are energy efficient, like green buildings or […]

Residents petition CJN over seizure of Abuja property

A high Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Apo, Abuja yesterday asked the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris to file his defense in the suit seeking court order on the Nigeria Police to halt their forceful and illegal seizure and occupation of the properties and lands at XK Layout, Apo District. The […]

Architecture Technology And The Artificial World

Architecture Technology Architectural technology, a field more technical than it is artistic, integrates applications of construction and design to solve issues. It is developed creatively constructed buildings through the work of architects, structural engineers, architectural building engineers, and architectural technologists working alongside construction workers and other building professionals during the structural development process. Playing a vital role […]