A further look into the theme of built vernacular heritage (#builtheritage) exploring the topic in more in-depth detail from the perspective of a different country, Kenya in eastern Africa.Variations in homesteads/huts by different ethnic groups. The wide mixture of ethnic groups in sub-Saharan, central and eastern Africa, makes it one of the most diverse regions in the world, and Kenya is
Building Materials in Kenya Building materials are any substance, natural or man made, which is used for construction purposes to create structures and buildings. The choice of building materials is determined by factors like availability, cost, tenacity and durability.
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Developers in Kenya have begun building houses from polystyrene to offer residents better protection from the hot sub-Saharan sun. The unusual construction technology is gaining a foothold in Kenya's fast-expanding housing sector, according to Reuters, with experts saying the approach is cool
Concrete is the most popular building material in Kenya currently. Many buildings being constructed today use concrete. However, metals such as steel are gaining popularity. Other materials include asbestos and plastics though these materials are a bit expensive.