Category Archives: Building & construction

Deliberations of the Panel Discussion on Sustainability in Architecture in Nigeria

The built environment is responsible for the largest consumption of energy produced in the world. They have a corresponding largest global greenhouse gas emission by sector, 40% according to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). How does this all affect … Continue reading

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Development Control in Abuja Starts Enforcement of Green Building Regulations

Building developers who submit building development plans in Abuja are now advised  by Development Control to incorporate green building concepts in their building plans. Developers are given  a long list of green solutions to include, when they submit their initial … Continue reading

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Making Building and Construction More Environment friendly; Lessons from GreenBuild Conference

Buildings are so important to our lives that we spend up to 90% of our time daily inside them. We go from our homes, to offices, to shopping malls, to fitness centres and the list goes on. Buildings shape our … Continue reading

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