ANNUAL REPORT 2014 - Introduction
1. Introduction
The Department of Architecture & Building Science comprises of both teaching and research.  It derives its mandate from that of the university and the government statutes that specifically established the housing research unit within the department. We are located in the ADD Building along State House Road, just on the edge of the City Centre of Nairobi. It is surrounded by various institutions in a fairly low-density part of the City. Close to the Department are the University Halls of Residence and the sports grounds. Central Park is within a walking distance as is the Nairobi Arboretum.
The department endeavours to be a world class School of Architecture, built on a deep appreciation of African values, engaged in qualitative and meaningful pursuit of knowledge in order to fulfil the aspirations of the community in the continuing search for humane living and working environments.
In its effort to fulfil its vision, the department offers the following courses;