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Research and the future of architecture educaton in East Africa
Research in architecture education in East Africa has for the most part been presented in what can best be described as a “silo” approach, presented in a stand alone “Research Methodology” courses that are separate from ...
Urban Open Spaces in Kampala, Uganda
(Faculty of the Built Environment, Uganda Martyrs’ University, Uganda, 2008)
Kampala is one of the few cities in Africa arguably of African origin, having been the location of the capital of the Kingdom of Buganda - one of the largest and oldest kingdoms in the region - for close to a century ...
Educating built environment professionals:
(Faculty of Building Technology and Architecture, 2006)
In 2000, the Uganda Martyrs University introduced a new built environment program, a Bachelor of Science in Building Design and Technology (BSc BDT), marking the first time a private institution had entered the field of ...
Ethical Positions in Built Environment Education
Architecture has among its goals, to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of society. It is therefore inevitable that ethical decisions are made in the process making architecture. The perceived value of the product, ...
Determining the Unit Cost of Higher Education:
While the growth in private universities in Africa has met a pent-up demand for university education and are meeting and fulfilling a social function, the economic realities of operating a university cannot be ignored. ...