The occurrence of building collapse in recent times despite efforts to reverse the trend is an indication that the extant physical planning and urban development policies are yet to be synchronized with appropriate means of implementation.
To improve practice, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) and its counterpart, Australian Institute of Building (AIB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which would further develop the methodology and technology of building construction.
Housing professionals have attributed the dearth of latest trends in building technology and construction technics in Nigeria to the poor economic situation, which doesn’t create the needed funds to import the devices. The experts also blamed the development on the fear of local artisans loosing their relevance in the industry. With changing times, there have…