Kenya: ceilings under KES 30/ft²

We had a lovely client the other day who had a tight budget for a residential ceiling. The client wanted the final finish to be functional, rather than aesthetical, affordable and moderately durable. We were up for the task and went around looking for local suppliers. Here’s what we found: 1. Plywood ceiling The ceilingContinue reading “Kenya: ceilings under KES 30/ft²”

Building a home back home

 Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. ~Robert Frost Once you choose to construct a home back home, the next immediate step is to identify how to start. Most people rely on  relatives or friends living within Kenya to selectContinue reading “Building a home back home”

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

There are three essential requirements of any contract. Incentive: The prime aim is to provide an adequate incentive for efficient performance from the contractor. This must be reflected by an incentive for the client to provide appropriate information and support in a timely manner Flexibility: the prime aim is to provide the client with sufficient flexibility to introduceContinue reading “CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS”