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Prof. Omenya and African Union Experts on Climate Change, meeting in Denmark Environment and Climate Change

The African Strategy on Climate Change

Eco-Build Africa provided technical support and guide for development of the African Union Climate Change Strategy, through Prof. Alfred Omenya, between 2009 and 2013. It is an established scientific fact that the earth’s climate is changing due to anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases with devastating impacts on all aspects of life. The African Climate Change […]

Dandora Landfill Gas Project Environment and Climate Change

Dandora Landfill Gas Project

This was a research project into environmental hazards from the biggest dumpsite in Kenya, the Dandora dumpsite. Study included explorations of community based methane gas capture solutions. Landfill gas energy projects have been implemented in the developed world from as far back as the late 1970s, providing sustainable alternative energy to communities, industries, institutions and […]

Collaborations with the Woodrow Wilson Center, USA Sustainable Urban Development

Safe + Smart Cities [Collaboration with the Woodrow Wilson Center, USA]

“Safe + Smart Cities”  [Collaboration with the Woodrow Wilson Center, USA] will highlight policies and practices that integrate new smart city technologies and planning concepts with efforts to make urban areas more resilient to natural and man-made disaster. This event brings business and government leaders together with urban experts to examine the space where the realms […]

Hotel Lamu Queen, Lamu Kenya Green Architecture

Hotel Lamu Queen, Lamu Kenya

A luxurious Hotel, designed on the basis of Swahili Architecture, with each suite composed of a reception, two private lounges, en suite bedroom, walk in wardrobes and a private swimming pool. The hotel is fully environmental, with its own energy and water supply and cutting edge waste management and sewer treatment technologies using state of […]

Diani Hotel Development for Shaanti Ltd Green Architecture

Diani Hotel Development for Shaanti Ltd

The 15 acre development in Diani Beach for fully environmental sensitive design resort for Shaanti Ltd including accommodation, restaurants, spar, and conservation. The design incorporates conservation of section of a kaya forest, solid and liquid waste digestion, and solar power interventions. It uses mainly local materials, with very low embodied energy and construction technologies, employs […]


 
 

 
Pro-poor adaptation to climate change in Mombasa: The World Bank, Washington.

Pro-poor adaptation to climate change in Mombasa: The World Bank, Washington.

Large populations of the urban poor are most at risk from effects of climate change in developing countries. Lives, assets, environmental quality and future prosperity is threatened by growing risks of storms, flooding, landsli...
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Prof. Omenya and African Union Experts on Climate Change, meeting in Denmark

The African Strategy on Climate Change

Eco-Build Africa provided technical support and guide for development of the African Union Climate Change Strategy, through Prof. Alfred Omenya, between 2009 and 2013. It is an established scientific fact that the earth’s cli...
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Dandora Landfill Gas Project

Dandora Landfill Gas Project

This was a research project into environmental hazards from the biggest dumpsite in Kenya, the Dandora dumpsite. Study included explorations of community based methane gas capture solutions. Landfill gas energy projects have be...
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Collaborations with the Woodrow Wilson Center, USA

Safe + Smart Cities [Collaboration with the Woodrow Wilson Center, USA]

“Safe + Smart Cities”  [Collaboration with the Woodrow Wilson Center, USA] will highlight policies and practices that integrate new smart city technologies and planning concepts with efforts to make urban areas more resil...
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Understanding the Tipping Point of Urban Violence

Understanding the Tipping Point of Urban Violence (UK-Aid and DfID)

This project is was financed by the UK-Aid and DfID. It involved 10 researchers, namelyAlfred Omenya and Grace Lubaale (Eco-Build Africa), Caroline Moser and Denis Rodgers (University of Manchester), Alfredo Roderiguez, Marisol...
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Solid Waste Recycling Plant at Ekisltuna Sweden

Symbiocity, Sustainable Urban Development Programme for Kenya

Working in collaboration with SKL International (Stockholm), Eco-build Africa has been developing the Kenyan Symbiocity Programme. The SymbioCity approach is a holistic approach to sustainable urban development. The concept put...
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University of Nairobi Towers, in collaboration with Waweru and Associates

University of Nairobi Towers

The University of Nairobi Tower [ in collaboration with Waweru and Associates], is a bold, innovative, sustainable building, which draws from the University’s Great Court’s strong Architectural heritage, fits into Nairobi...
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Hotel Lamu Queen, Lamu Kenya

Hotel Lamu Queen, Lamu Kenya

A luxurious Hotel, designed on the basis of Swahili Architecture, with each suite composed of a reception, two private lounges, en suite bedroom, walk in wardrobes and a private swimming pool. The hotel is fully environmental, ...
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Diani Hotel Development for Shaanti Ltd

Diani Hotel Development for Shaanti Ltd

The 15 acre development in Diani Beach for fully environmental sensitive design resort for Shaanti Ltd including accommodation, restaurants, spar, and conservation. The design incorporates conservation of section of a kaya fore...
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