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The home design is a powerful symbol that you can use to make a statement to the world about who you are. The building has a long life and will continue to communicate your statement to the old world after your departure. The design of the house is also a sign of self-actualization. The first step to realizing your dream home plan is to contact an Architect. Explain to your architect how you want your home to be seen. You can search the internet for home drawings and similar house plans. This will inspire you to be able to explain to your architect how you want to design your home.
You can also explain to your architect what statements or symbols you might want your home to communicate through design. At this stage, your budget will be important because it will determine the size of the house you will have. Mortgage finance is available from KCB Housing Finance, Savings and Loans, Barclays, Equity Bank, Standard Chartered, Stanbic or other financial institutions in Kenya. Architects will combine designs and symbols into shapes and will find functionality from here.
Functionality involves how space is interconnected with one another. the kitchen should be near the dining room, the bedroom should be privately away from the living room, the construction of the structure must be structurally appropriate and in accordance with the Building Code and all laws governing the construction of the house. Using 3-dimensional graphic design software like ArchiCAD, your architect should be able to present your home in 3D graphical display so you can make your recommendations and changes. This process will continue until you are satisfied with the design of the house.
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Your architect will print the home plan in A1 size format and make 4 copies of the blueprint. He will submit the image to the relevant Local Authority in Kenya, in Nairobi, City Council.
The Board will go through the drawing to ascertain whether it complies with the Kenya Building Code and is habitable. Once approval is given, usually after a few weeks, you can now move on to the next stage: Construction.
At this stage, you can ask your Quantity Surveyor to produce Bills of Quantities, ie details of all materials and quantities to be used at home and estimated construction costs per item.
With this blank document [no price component], you can invite some building contractors to quote house construction. With the help of architects and surveyors of your quantity, you can choose the best from past experience on similar construction and prices. After selection, you then compromise with the contractor and your architect oversees the contractor’s work to ensure that he complies with the design and quality and workmanship that has been agreed upon.
Construction contracts in Kenya are available at the offices of the Kenya Architecture Association, Professional center, Nairobi, Kenya. As soon as the contractor finishes with construction according to drawings, you can then enter your dream home and live comfortably forever.