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A Quantity Surveyor (QS) is a construction industry professional with expert knowledge on construction costs and contracts. In some countries such as …

We tasked ourselves to find a straw bale house and were happy to trace one here in Nairobi and we have posted …

The following are some pros and cons of building a straw bale house. Like any building material, it is always best to …

Culture represents the artistic choices, behavioral patterns, religious diversity, and other belief patterns of a particular region’s people. The way in which …

‘Cabbro’ is Cliché and Over-rated If you are caught saying ‘Mimi nitanunua zile Cabbro zinauzangwa Outer ring road’, you and the person …

Ensure you use internet plans from sources outside the tropics. Take time and get plans from companies from countries like the United …

Word of the week; ‘NJONG’I’ Njong’i is a French word meaning Shabby, ‘ushago-ish’, haphazard, awkward, backward, unplanned, cacophonic/mathogothanio-ish. If you delete all …

Wandera, is a strong young man at one of our construction sites and is also a delegate at the Men’s conference. Very …

HOW REINFORCED CONCRETE WORKS

Theoretically, we could use all kinds of materials to reinforce concrete. Generally, we use steel because it expands and contracts in the …

This is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. They are a …

The biggest mistake the vast majority of small-scale developers do is lack of financial planning. Consult your accountant and have projected cash …

Get competent personnel for your construction project. Ranjeet, Mruttu and Mutiso were all working for the same construction company in Mowlem over …