Buildings

Bamburi Cement launches Houses of Tomorrow (HoT) in Kenya
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Through its parent company, LafargeHolcim, Bamburi Cement has launched a green construction project in Kenya as part of its sustainable…

Kenyan Government Partners With Hydro Developers for Affordable Housing Project
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The project dubbed ‘Hydro City’ consists of 30,489 affordable houses in the country’s Kiambu County. 

Nigeria’s Federal Government Launches N200b Low-Cost Housing Scheme
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The social housing scheme is one of the planned projects under the government's Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) and aims to provide 300,000 low…

US$120m Pullman Hotel under construction in Accra, Ghana
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Ghana's capital, Accra, is looking forward to the arrival of a spectacular new Pullman-branded hotel and serviced apartments scheme from…

3D printing technology deployed to build affordable housing and schools in Malawi
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14Trees, a joint venture between Swiss building materials company LafargeHolcim and UK development financier CDC Group, is deploying 3D…

Radisson Blu unveils design of new hotel in Harare Zimbabwe
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Radisson Blu Harare’s design draws inspiration from the Zimbabwean landscape and crafts.

Adjaye Associates unveils architectural design for Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library
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The design includes sustainability features such as solar power and a rammed earth facade made from locally sourced mud.

Accor grows portfolio in Africa with signing of its first 3 properties in Djibouti
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Accor, a global hospitality group, expands footprint in Africa.

Construction starts on new U.S. embassy campus in Windhoek, Namibia
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A ground-breaking ceremony has been held for the building of a modern, state-of-the-art new United States Embassy campus in Windhoek, Namibia.

Arup completes concept design for hyperscale data centre in Nigeria
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Arup has completed work on the conceptual design for the Phase Two expansion of a new facility for Rack Centre, one of Nigeria’s leading carrier…