DR PETER AMALO MAKACHIA


POSITION
FACULTY: ENGINEERING SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
DEPARTMENT: ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
CURRENT DESIGNATION: Senior Lecturer
OFFICE EMAIL: info@tukenya.co.ke
OFFICE TELEPHONE: Ext 217
CONSULTATION HOURS: .8.00 AM-5.00PM
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)ARCHITECTUREUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)2010
MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE (M.ARCH)HUMAN SETTLEMENTCUM LAUDE (BELGIUM)1995
BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE (B.ARCH)ARCHITECTUREUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)1986
DIPLOMAARCHITECTURE (HUMAN SETTLEMENT)CUM FRUTU (BELGIUM)1994
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
1991 - TO DATEPRINCIPAL PARTNERMAKROSPACE CONSULTANTS (KENYA)
2002 - TO DATEPART TIME LECTURERKENYATTA UNIVERSITY( DEPARTMENT OF ENVIROMENTAL PLANNING & MANAGEMENT (KENYA)
1989 - 2012LECTURERUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI( DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE & BUILDING SCIENCE (KENYA)
2003 - 2003PART TIME LECTURERJOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY (KENYA)
1997 - 1997PART TIME LECTURERKENYATTA UNIVERSITY( DEPARTMENT OF ENVIROMENTAL -SICIO-CULTURAL STUDIES (KENYA)
1988 - 1993SENIOR ARCHITECTTEAM LEADER &DIVISIONAL ARCHITECT, MT ELGON (WEST KENYA) (KENYA)
1986 - 1988ASSISTANT ARCHITECT MOPWS, KENYA,MACHAKOS DISTRICT (KENYA)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Makachia, P.A  (2011) Evolution of Urban Housing strategies and dweller-initiated transformations in Nairobi
City,Culture and Society( 18 pages)
- Makachia, P.A (2011) Housing Strategies in Kenyan towns and Dwellers- Initiated Transformations- Case Studies from Nairobi.
IZGRADNJA ( Built Enviroment), 65 (11-12),535-539
- Makachia, P.A (2011). The Physical Enviroment in the slums of Nairobi- An Investigation into the physical & spatial Qualities in the Informal Settlememt of Nairobi using Case studieSlum Villages.
In R. Flores(Ed), Slum Upgrading Programmes in Nairobi-Challanges in Implementation (Vol. 44), Nairobi, Kenya;  French institute for Research in Africa (IFRA-Nairobi)
- Makachia, P.A (2010) Governance and management of urban Housing - Challanges andOpportunities of Dwellers-Initiative Transformation in Formal Housing Production with Cases from Nairobi Housing Estates. LES UNJEUS ET LES DESIS DE LA GOUVERNANCE URBAINE EN AFRIQUE.
Universite de Dschang du au Novembre 2010, Dschang, Universite de Dschang.
- Makachia,P.A.(2010) Transformation of housing in Nairobi-
Dwellers-Initiated transformation in Forma lHousing in Nairobi Estates with Case Studies of Kaloleni and Buru Buru Estate . PhD Thesis, University of Nairobi,Architecure abd Building Science, Nairobi
- Makachia ,P.A (2008) Urban Management Training Guidelines for southern Sudan State capital Towns, Nairobi.
UNDP/UN-Habitat
- Makachia, P A (2006, Spring).Influence of House Forms  On Dwellers - Initiated Transformations in Urban Housing. 
International Journal for Housing and its applications,30pp  33-44
- Makachia ,P.A (2005a) A Manual for organized Self- Help Housing Densification in Eastlands,Nairobi.
Organized Slf -Help Housing Planning and Management-Costa Rica (2005),CD-ROM. Lund, Sweden; Housing Development Management (HDM), Lund University/Sita/FUPROVI/PROMESHA.
- Makachia,P,A (2005b) Influence of House Form on Dweller- Initiative Transformation in Urban Housing
In O.Ural.A.De Villiers,& A.Osman (Ed), International Association Housing Science (IAHS) Congress - Transforming Housing Enviroments Through Design. Pretoria; University of Pretoria
- Makachia,P.A, Talukhaba, A.A, & Omenya, A.O (2005) A Cost Modelling Design Strategy for Dwellers-Initiative Transformations in Urban Housing. In A,A  Talukhaba, O.A Akindele,&j. Appiah-Baiden (Ed),
Proceeding of the 3rd Post Graduate Conference of Construction Industry Development(CIDB) - 2005 (pp 373-388) Johannesburg CIDB / university of Witwatersrand/ COEGA

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