Dar es Salaam vs Nairobi: Settling the Score

Time to settle the score between these two city face-offs: Dar es Salaam and Nairobi. [caption id="attachment_4689" align="aligncenter" width="1100"] Dar Es Salaam[/caption] From the soaring skyscrapers to the rhythm of the streets, we'll dive deep into the architectural wonders, the vibrant people, and the pulse of daily...

What is a Professional?

What is a professional? Each country usually has a professional registration board or license for professionals. Like doctors and lawyers, architects are professionals that go through lengthy and rigorous education, training, experience and interviews to qualify and register.     Professional requirements and quality can vary from country...

Evexia – 1st Gold Sustainable Green Building in Zambia

Evexia is a 5 storey high end commercial office building in the heart of Lusaka, Zambia. This article will cover all aspects the architectural design for the 1st Gold Sustainable Green Building in Zambia   DESIGN BRIEF The brief was to design a high quality, functional and sustainable...

Sustainability & LEED

This articles is about sustainability and green buildings and LEED, which is a rating system used to rate green buildings.   Russell gives an overview of sustainability and LEED (Leadership in Energy Environmental Design) rating system including:   1. What is sustainability? 2. Why get a building sustainability rated or...

The Broke Architect

Russell M. Henderson (Architect Russell) and Jason Boyle This is the eighth recorded episode of The Broke Architect Podcast brought to you by the Global Architect Alliance (GAA)  In this episode RIBA Nuclear Architect, Jason Boyle talk to Russell M. Henderson  also known as Architect Russell,...

Sydney. Architect Experience in Australia

Architect Experience in Australia

This article is going to be about working as an architect experience in Australia. I'm going to talk about subjects like First impressions Arriving in Australia Finding a job in Australia, Work life and salary Visas Getting registered as an architect. Lessons learnt and advice Podcast: Video: First...

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Mud House Visit – What I learned

Today I went to visit a Mud House on the outskirts of Dar Es Salaam. But why are people fascinated with building made of mud? Well, probably because they are actually a lot better and stronger than what people actually believe. A mud house with...

Architect Interview Capital TV Tanzania

Architect Russell Interview Capital TV Tanzania This was an TV interview with Architect Russell filmed in June 2022 by Capital TV Tanzania in Dar Es Salaam. Hello and welcome back to another episode of Out and About. My name is Vanessa Victor. And on this weeks episode...

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Sunken Living Rooms – Is This Right For You?

Sunken living rooms – a statement space that draws its fair share of controversy, dividing homeowners between those that love and hate it. Opinions aside, this fun home feature first became popular during the 60s and 70s, aiming to give more intimate spaces for social...

International Architects working abroad

  Have you ever wondered what the experience is like for International Architect working abroad? Join me to hang out with TikTok’s #1 international Architect Russell M. Henderson who became a RIBA Chartered Architect in 2008 and packed his bags to work in Tanzania, East Africa and...