Community Development Consultancy

  • Sustainable Lusaka Programme (UNDP)

  • Housing at Chirundu Border Post

  • Appraisal of Kamanga and Ndeke Township Developments for Irish Aid

  • Innovative Building Materials for Zambia (UN Habitat)

  • Upgrading of Med-Lab-Training School, Ndola, for Irish Aid

  • Kamanga Primary School (Phase III), Lusaka, for Irish Aid

  • Kasama Primary Education Project, Kasama, for Irish Aid

  • Zambia Agricultural Research and extension Project (World Bank)

  • Technologies and Standards for Innovative Building Materials in Zambia (UN Centre for Human Settlements (HABIT) & Commonwealth Science Council (CSC) Nairobi, 1985

  • Proposed Pan – African Centre for Environmental Design (African Union of Architects in collaboration with UNESCO)

Urban Planning Consultancy

  • Development Plan for Solwezi, 2006

  • Shimabala City Development Plan, 1997

  • Kafue Road Planning, Ministry of Local Government and Housing, 1996


Seminar Presentations

  • Post Kaunda Lusaka – A new culture in Housing?: paper presented by at International Conference at the Institute for Town and Country Planning of RWTH University in Aachen, Germany, May 1994.

  • Housing Crisis in Zambia: address to the Economic Association of Zambia, Lusaka, 1989.

  • The Home – A Product of Innovation and a Base for Economic Promotion: Paper contribution to the XVI Congress of the International Union of Architects in Brighton, U.K., 1987.

  • The Architect in Practice: Presentation delivered to Copperbelt University discussing the role of the Architect in the design and construction process.

  • Shelter through Economic Promotion: paper presented at the International Seminar in Berlin, 1987; Global Strategy for Shelter to the Year 2000.

  • The Home – A Product of Innovation and a Base for Economic Promotion: Paper presented at Seminar for "Another Development for Lesotho" organized by the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation and the Foundation for Education with production, Maseru,1987.

  • The Changing Role of the Architect in National Development: paper presented to School of Environmental Studies at Kitwe, Zambia, 1987.

  • Low Cost Hosing in Zambia: paper presented at workshop organized by the Zambia Institute of Architects as a contribution to the International Year of Shelter for the Homeless, Lusaka, 1987.

  • The Human Settlements of Zambia (HUZA) Partner in National Development: paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Federal of Housing Associations Nottingham University, 1986.

  • Appropriate Design Standards for Functional and Cultural Validity in Zambia: Paper presented to International Conference on Planning and Design Standards for Human Settlements, Dar-es-Salaam, 1986.

  • A Critical Examination for Original Zambian Architecture and the Role of Professional Bodies and Local Firms: paper presented at the School of Environmental Studies at the University of Zambia, Kitwe, 1985.

  • The Challenges of (Sustainable) Infrastructure Development in Zambia: Presentation at the International Conference on Infrastructure Development and Investment Strategies for Africa.




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