Architecture (Latin architectura, from the Greek– arkhitekton, from "chief" and "builder, carpenter, mason") is both the process and product of planning, designing and construction.
In relation to buildings, architecture has to do with the planning, designing and constructing form, space and ambiance that reflect functional, technical, social, environmental, and aesthetic considerations.
Design as a noun informally refers to a plan or convention for the construction of an object or a system (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawing, business process, circuit diagrams and sewing patterns) while "to design" (verb) refers to making this plan.
Architecture and design Firms in Kenya jobs are highly specialised but well remunerating.
To get a job with any of this Architecture and design Firms in Kenya please contact them as the jobs are usually never advertised in the media.
There is an association of architects in Kenya that regulates and supervises the operations of architectural firms to ensure that highest standards are met. Some of the licensed firms in architecture and design include:
• Aaki Consultants (Architectural)
• Abbey Architects (K) Ltd (Architectural)
• Achera & Partners Architects & Urban Designers
• Adventis Inhouse Africa Ltd. (Architectural)
• Aegis Development Solutions Ltd (Quantity Surveyors)
• Africost Kenya Consulting Quantity Surveyors (Quantity Surveying)
• Aka Studio (Architectural)
• Align Architects (Architectural)
• Alliance Archforms (Architectural)
• Apex Engineering Systems Group
• Apt Design Solutions (Architectural)
• Archetype Architects
• Architronic (Architectural)
• Archlink International Ltd.(Architectural)
• Archten Architects (Architectural)
• Arcs Africa (Architectural)
• Armstrong & Duncan (Quantity Surveying)
• Arplad Architects (Architectural)
• Arprim Consultants (Architectural)
• Atticspace (Architectural)
• Axis Architects (Architectural)
• Barker & Barton Kenya (Quantity Surveying)
• Baseline Architects Ltd
• Batiment Group Limited (Architectural & Planning)
• Blink Studio Limited
• Bowman Associates
• Buildafrique Consulting Services
• Building Scope Limited (Quantity Surveying)
• Bunei, Maungu And Associates Ltd (Quantity Surveyors)
• Cadplan Architects Limited (Architectural)
• Clarion Architects (Architectural)
• Consting Consult (Quantity Surveying)
• Construction Cost Consultancy (Quantity Surveying)