Green building technology has quickly become one of the most popular construction trends. The advantages of incorporating green technology into buildings are numerous and extensive, providing major advantages in both new and existing structures.
Even while corporations are hesitant to see the benefits, some environmental and architectural organisations are working hard to promote green design in Kenya and position their country as an outstanding leader in sustainable construction and energy-efficient design.
David Owino examines how Kenya is slowly joining the club of countries that use green or ecologically friendly architecture in real estate development as the movement gains traction in Africa.
Juma Majanga sat down with Mugure Njendu, an architect and a building consultant, to discuss the need for green building design in construction.