On 12th August 2014, the School of the Built Environment (SBE) signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with ADCC International East Africa Ltd. The purpose of this MOU is to establish collaboration between ADCC and SBE for the delivery of software training to students. The signing of the MOU would facilitate the co-operation and communication exchange between the said institutions.
On 5th August 2014, the University of Nairobi Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansipaid a visit to the College of Architecture and Engineering. This was the first time she was visiting the college since her appointmentin December 2013. The Chancellor was accompanied by the members of the Executive University Management Board (UMB), the Chairman of the University Council, Dr. Idle Omar Farah, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. George Magoha, DVCs for Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and Research, Production and Extension, Principal, College of Architecture and Engineering, and other senior university and college management members of staff. In her visit, she had an opportunityto visit various College units, sampling some of the Colleges facilities and activities in place.
Gdynia, Poland, hosts the 2014 ISOCARP Congress
ADCC International is a leading global premium software solution provider and in addition is a distributor/reseller for software such as Trimble-Building Construction Division for Education Business. The company is India based company but has various branches and networks across the world. ADCC International East Africa Limited is one of the overseas divisions of ADCC Infocad PVT limited.
They are a “Bronz Partner” for Autodesk products in Africa international Ltd. ADCC provides training services for the commercial and education sector.
Mathare residents sue slumlord for forcefully evicting his tenants to build massive tenements (Flats)
Honorable justice Isaac Lenaola will be visiting Mabatini village located deep in the Mathare valley tomorrow (18th July 2014 from 10a.m.) to confirm for himself the extent to which Mr. Samuel Ojowa (A slum land lord) has built his 3 massive tenements. This action by the judge was brought about by the hot case filed back in the year 2010 by the Mabatini residents when Mr. Ojowa started forcing out tenants and evicting his adjacent structure owners for his developments. According to Peter Muiruri (the current Mabatini chairman), the slumlord dexterously hijacked the community’s plans to legally acquire the slum-land they had inhabited for over 45years – since the 1970’s.
Nairobi Integrated Urban Development Master Plan (NIUPLAN) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) validation workshop
Full draft report can be found on http://citymasterplan.nairobi.go.ke/index.php/niuplan/draft-masterplan.