The 17-storey Civic Center Towers in VI Lagos, an intelligent structure, is being engineered to offer first class office standards, including floor to floor exterior glazing with high performances of noise and heat insulation. Photo:


Architecture, according to the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria is the art and science in theory and practice of design, erection, commissioning, maintenance and management and…

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Holy Cross Cathedral

Holy Cross Cathedral

Holy Cross Cathedral is an historical Lagos church building located at Catholic Mission Street opposite the city mall, Lagos Island. The Holy Cross Cathedral was built in 1932 by French Priest,…

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Ilojo Bar under renovation

Ilojo Bar

Ilojo Bar is also refereed to as Costa do Fernandez or Olaiya house. This well known Brazilian building building, located at Tinunbu, overlooks a non-functioning fountain. It was built about late…

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National Theatre, Iganmu at night. Source: Jumia Travel

National Theater

National Theater, a Nigerian architectural monument, was launched in 1976 by the Head of State, General Olusegun Obasanjo as a venue for the second Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC), which…

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Jumoke Adenowo

Olajumoke Adenowo

  Olajumoke Adenowo is an architect, designer of the Federal Ministry of Finance building in Abuja, and a dozen of outstanding corporate, federal and state government buildings. Olajumoke was…

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The Secreteriat 1954 Source: NNP

Old Secretariat

Old Secretariat served as the Government secretariat with office for the colonial secretary and a large number of ministers. Conceptualization of the Old secretariat building, designed and built…

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Nigerian town planners at a session in Washington in the 1970s


  The Yoruba News FEB 10th, 1925 ON TOWN PLANNING OPPOURTUNITY   Shakespeare was right when he sang: “There is a tide in the affairs of men, if taken at the flow, leads to success”…

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Iga Oshodi Bode Ade phhotography

Oshodi Court

Oshodi Court, historical  building and ancient home of the 19th Century warlord, Landuji Oshodi is located on Oshodi street on the Epetedo area on north Lagos Island, it is one of the finest…

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Source: Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Ebun House

Ebun House is a Lagos Brazilian styled building representing the ultimate in Baroque style. Ebun House, situated at Odunfa Street was built in 1913 by late Mr. A.W.U. Thomas, a customs clerk, a…

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Shitta-Bey Mosque on Martins Street

Shitta Mosque

Shitta Mosque along Martins Street in Lagos was named after Mohammed Shitta Bey who was one of the chief Muslim notables at the turn of the century. Senhor Joas Baptista Da Costa built Shitta…

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