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When modernist design is constrained by planning rules

It is difficult to produce good design in Nicon Town (an upmarket estate in Lekki, Lagos State). The guidelines lead to some of the most unimaginative work for what had…

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Help, my walls are wet!!

Help, my walls are wet!! – It’s a beautiful mansion but shame about the unsightly damp patches on the lower portions of the walls. This is a common observation about…

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Building in the rains can be very rewarding

Building in the rains can be very rewarding – There is a general perception that the raining season spells doom for the building industry so much so that several developers…

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Turning your Perimeter Fence into a Retaining Wall

Security and privacy are common reasons for constructing perimeter fences around a building. Some fences are simply symbolic while others are basically for defense. They also help to prevent land…

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Practical guides to getting started as a small/medium scale Lagos property developer

Practical guides to getting started as a small/medium scale Lagos property developer – Entry level skills for developers………   Understand the Market The first thing to do is to determine which…

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Wastages in Building Construction, Causes and Remedies

Wastages in Building Construction, Causes and Remedies – Wastages broadly caused by inefficient planning can cause you to spend double the amount of money you ought to spend on a project…

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Tracking activities on your site

Tracking activities on your site – If you have decided to go the self-build way and have engaged the services of a contractor, it is possible for you to get…

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How to build shopping malls……..by the promoter of the world’s busiest mall

How to build shopping malls……..by the promoter of the world’s busiest mall- The Dubai Mall is the most visited place on earth. 80million shoppers visit it every year and it…

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Hollow vs Solid Slab for your Decking

HOLLOW VS SOLID SLAB FOR YOUR DECKING – PREAMBLE/INTRODUCTION Over the years, design and construction methods of buildings have evolved. These evolu¬tion has led to many options of design and…

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Floor Layout Basics

How to plan your building For most people what they consider as building plan is actually not. The most important part of a home is the interior because the ease…

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Construction costs jump by 32%

The cost of building an average family home has jumped by a third since January 2016. Our analysis of the cost of constructing a 4 bedroom detached house with pad…

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Building Materials Prices as at April 2017 compared with October 2016

Get to know how the building material prices has gone up from October, 2016. Click the link below to download the prices as at April, 2017 compared with the prices…

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