September 2010

turn me ON

turn me ON - turn me ON presents a new series of international design ideas competitions put forward by OzQuest Adventures in association with Architects Without Frontiers. Open to all creative minds, turnmeON 2010s theme of Water seeks the design of a system to deliver wat ...01.09.2010 [WAC Latest News]

Kaplicky s blob saga: Competition goes to court

Kaplicky s blob saga: Competition goes to court - The case of the international architectural competition for a design of the new Czech National Library building in Pragues Letná plain, won in 2007 by the London-based Future Systems architectural practice founded by the late Jan Kaplicky, is going to court. ...01.09.2010 [WAC Latest News]

Symposium Series - Building Livable Cities 2010

Symposium Series - Building Livable Cities 2010 - Building Livable Cities is a multi city investigation on ideas that can make Indian cities Livable. As part of the initiative, symposiums will take place across 5 cities

Nigeria: Gwagwalada Advocates for House to House Sanitation Inspection

Nigeria: Gwagwalada Advocates for House to House Sanitation Inspection - Secretary of Gwagwalada Area Council, Alhaji Usman Yahaya, yesterday called for the resuscitating of house to house environmental sanitation inspections in the FCT to enhance healthy living among residents. [AA Urbanisation]

Nigeria: World Bank Decries Poor Water Management

Nigeria: World Bank Decries Poor Water Management - The World Bank Group's water strategy has decried the poor management of water resources across the globe and has called for better information and a more integrated approach to water management. [AA Urbanisation]

Liberia: Mary Broh Gets Plaudits Urban Renewal Policy

Liberia: Mary Broh Gets Plaudits Urban Renewal Policy - A Liberian technocrat who recently returned from the United States has hailed acting Monrovia City Major Mary Broh's effort to develop Monrovia into a modern city. [AA Urbanisation]

Uganda: Fort Portal Town Closes School Road

Uganda: Fort Portal Town Closes School Road - The closure of an access road by Fort Portal municipal council has drawn protests from parents of Green Circle Primary School in Kabarole district. [AA Construction]

Uganda: 30 Kaliro Govt Schools Lack Permanent Structures

Uganda: 30 Kaliro Govt Schools Lack Permanent Structures - At least 30 government-aided primary schools in Kaliro district conduct lessons under trees and makeshift structures. [AA Construction]

Uganda: UCU Starts Sh8 Billion Library Construction

Uganda: UCU Starts Sh8 Billion Library Construction - The Uganda Christian University (UCU) Mukono has laid the foundation for a modern sh8b library structure at its main campus. [AA Construction]

Uganda: Kalangala Gets Sh100 Million to Construct Boys' Dormitory

Uganda: Kalangala Gets Sh100 Million to Construct Boys' Dormitory - President Yoweri Museveni has donated sh100m towards the construction of a boarding facility for boys at Bukasa Primary School in Kalangala district. [AA Construction]

Uganda: Lugogo Indoor Stadium Floor Completed

Uganda: Lugogo Indoor Stadium Floor Completed - Construction work on an ultra modern floor has been completed on the Lugogo indoor stadium sports hall. [AA Construction]

Uganda: Kisekka Traders Start Rebuilding Market

Uganda: Kisekka Traders Start Rebuilding Market - Kisekka Market vendors have launched a campaign to raise funds for rebuilding their stalls destroyed by fire on Monday. [AA Construction]

Tanzania: Dodoma New RC's Office to Cost Sh15 Billion

Tanzania: Dodoma New RC's Office to Cost Sh15 Billion - The Dodoma Regional Government needs Sh15 billion for construction of a new office block after the regional commissioner's office was gutted by fire on Sunday night. [AA Construction]

South Africa: North West Volunteer Builders to Receive Training

South Africa: North West Volunteer Builders to Receive Training - The 80 female volunteers who helped build 54 houses in the North West province as part of Women's Month, are to receive training that will equip them to start their own construction companies. [AA Construction]