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Technology and Architecture Education in Uganda
(The Architectural Science Association ANZAScA, 2006)
Architecture education is a relatively new undertaking in Uganda. Despite this opportunity to develop an updated curriculum and pedagogy, an old paradigm continues to persist; isolating the teaching of architectural ...
Training for Real:
Graduates of Engineering in Uganda face great challenges in the work place as they are expected to be fully prepared to start work with little or no further training. In view of this, training has to begin at the University, ...
498: Integrating Sustainability and Environmental Design in an African Architecture Curriculum:
(Passive and Low Energy Architecture, 2008-10-28)
While the majority of Ugandans live in energy poverty, contemporary architecture in the country is for the most part energy inefficient. Progress and development is shown through the inclusion of air-conditioners, while ...
Ethics of a Brick: Ethical Positions in Built Environment Education in Uganda
(School of the Built Environment, University of Nottingham, UK, 2009-09-09)
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, ...
Best Practice in Environmental and Sustainable Architecture
Sustainability as a concept has been around for centuries. Writing by Vitruvius over two millennia ago emphasised the need to harmonise architecture with nature. (Vitruvius 1914) Throughout the ancient world – in Africa ...
Compliance and Service Delivery Case Study of Local Government Procurement Units in Uganda
(International Public Procurement conference, 2007)
This study assessed level of compliance to the procurement law, and how it affects road works delivery cost, time, and quality. The World Bank estimates that 10-15 percent (US$ 100 million) of the US $700 Ugandan ...