The Nigerian Institute of Architects has said it plans to bring its members and other professionals in the built environment together to celebrate architecture in the country.
In a statement by its Honorary General Secretary, Mr Sani Saulawa, the institute said one of its core objectives was to attain excellence in creative management of the physical environment and to mobilise informed membership for quality services.
Saulawa said the NIA’s 58th Annual General Meeting and Conference, tagged ‘Eko 2018’, with the theme, ‘Architecture and national regeneration’, would hold in Lagos from November 27 to 30.
He said, “The conference aims to be a premier venue for Nigerian architects, researchers, practitioners and stakeholders to share new ideas, original research results and practical development experiences for critical examination of architecture and in national regeneration.
“This will provide a clear step to see new innovation that is capable of producing alternative architecture technique. The conference is also aimed at bringing all architects across and beyond Nigeria together to celebrate the architecture profession.”
According to him, the conference will feature pre-conference workshop, exhibition and documentaries, and roundtable discussions focusing on challenges of national regeneration and architecture.
Originally published in The Punch