EiABC & Stellenbosch University Partnership Meeting Print E-mail
Monday, 13 July 2015 07:28

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EiABC and Stellenbosch University (South Africa) are collaborating on the creation of a new partnership agreement that will facilitate improved student and staff mobility between both institutions.
Dr.ChristoffPauw, the International Academic Networks Manager for Stellenbosch University, South Africa, represented his University during the meeting with EiABC’s Managing Director, Dr. Béatrice Delpouve, Scientific Director, Joachim Dieter and Deputy Managing Director Ato AtakltiAbraha among other well-informed stakeholders.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 July 2015 07:40
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STAKEHOLDER DISCUSSION OF THE PROPOSED M.SC IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE CURRICULUM Print E-mail
Thursday, 25 June 2015 08:01

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On Monday, 15th June, 2015, the EiABC Chair of Landscape Architecture hosted a workshop with various stakeholders to discuss the proposed curriculum for a new M.Sc program in Landscape Architecture, which should be launched at the start of the 2015/2016 academic year. This will be the first Master of Landscape Architecture degree in East Africa and the second in Africa. The workshop began with a welcome speech by the Scientific Director Joachim Dieter. Joachim Dieter outlined the objectives of EiABC in his welcome speech and the role of the proposed master degree within the larger objectives of the institute. He also explained the making behind this degree. Initially a Master of Environmental Planning and Landscape Design was created, but it was quickly discovered that the scope of this degree was too large to be adequately covered by master students.

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PRESENTATION OF WARKA WATER AT THE MILAN EXPO 2015 Print E-mail
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 07:51

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Warka Water (WW) was officially presented at the Milan Expo, Padiglione Irpinia, on 9th and 10th of June. Arturo Vittori and Tadesse Girmay have been showing the last progress achieved in May with the WW version 3.2 installed in the Dorze community, Ethiopia.

The presentation was supported by the Italian Company Condor and the Camera di Commercio di Avellino.

A new prototype of WW, version 4, was officially announced as a collaboration between Architecture and Vision design office and the Condor company. The WW full scale prototype of this new version (20m tall) is under development at the moment and it is planned to be showed at the Milan Expo in the following weeks. 4th year EiABC students of Architecture Adane Alemayehu and Kidus Belayneh will come both to the Expoand the office of Architecture and vision for internship soon in June and will stay till start of new academic year at EiABC in September.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 07:58
 
One Day Workshop ‘’Our Institute 2020’’ Print E-mail
Monday, 08 June 2015 06:37

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On May 27, 2015, EiABC held a one day workshop for all academic staff, administrative staff and students on the topic ‘’Our Institute in 2020’’. Participants had a lively discussion on various issues and on the future strategic plan that is going to serve for the years 2015-2020.

The workshop started by the opening speech and presentations by Scientific Director Joachim Dieter, and by the Managing Director, Dr. Beatrice Delpouve.

The aim of the workshop was to enable discussions and gain reflections from participants on the issues raised, as for example how to strengthen the organizational structure, feedback on the chair system, naming of the institute, and the local Agenda 21. Participants expressed what they felt and what they think should be considered for the future of the institute.

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Warka Water 3.2 I Dorze – Inauguration Print E-mail
Monday, 01 June 2015 07:18

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After 3 years of innovative hard work, finally the Warka Water 3.2 project has been successfully inaugurated and officially presented by the Warka Water 3.2 team to the Dorze Community in Ethiopia. Dorze is found in southern Ethiopia about 35 KM from Arbaminch, situated high up in the misty Guge Mountains.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 June 2015 07:27
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The Graduating Class of EiABC celebrated Cultures day Print E-mail
Saturday, 23 May 2015 08:23

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The Graduating class of EiABC celebrated cultures day on May 18th 2015. The purpose of this event is to celebrate and recognize and celebrate diversity of Ethiopians, this event is an annual event celebrated by graduating classes.

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EiABC Hosted the Fifth Annual Environmental Day Print E-mail
Saturday, 23 May 2015 08:09

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EiABC hosted the fifth annual environmental day on April 24th, 2015. This annual event is held with the goal of raising awareness about the issues on environment amongst the EiABC community.

This event started with a commemoration prayer for Ethiopians citizens who lost their lives in Libya and South Africa due to violent acts, it then continued with an opening speech from the Scientific Director Joachim Dieter and the Managing Director Dr.ing Béatrice Delpouve.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 May 2015 08:22
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EIABC PRESENTED “RURAL HOUSING RESEARCH” AT STAKEHOLDER FORUM IN BUTAJIRA, GURAGHE ZONE Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 14:45

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On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, representatives of EiABC attended a stakeholders forum in Butajira city, to present and discuss further steps of Rural Housing Research (RHR), a continuation of the successful research project “Sustainable Rural Dwelling Unit” (SRDU), with representatives of Guraghe Zone Administration, City Government, Bete Guraghe Cultural Center, colleagues from Wolkite University and Wolkite Polytechnic College and other stakeholder.In his opening speech, EiABC Scientific Director Joachim Dieter explained the role and importance of housing research for the development of the rural areas and the meaning of experimental and applied research in the scale one to one for the education of Architects, Construction Manager and Urban Planner at the Institute.

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The DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships, Eastern Africa – 2015/16 Print E-mail
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 15:22

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RECRUITMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN ETHIOPIA Print E-mail
Monday, 27 April 2015 08:21

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The British Council Ethiopia was recently awarded a contract by the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Education to manage a partnership programme between Ethiopian and international universities for the development of home grown postgraduate programmes in engineering and technology.

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EiABC hosted Warka Water Unveiling Ceremony Print E-mail
Thursday, 26 March 2015 11:42

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Since 2012, the office of Architecture and Vision (Bomarzo, Italy) and EiABC with the support of the Italian embassy and the Italian cultural institute have been developing a research cooperation, These last months, concrete evidence of the work done led to a workshop, part of the curriculum, on Warka Water, harvesting water from the air (rain, fog and dew) to produce potable water for scattered rural community of Ethiopia where water is less accessible.

After 3 years of research and development, teamwork and commitment, the construction ofWarka Water3.2 unveiled on March 23rd at 5.30 pm following heavy rains in the campus of EiABC, Addis Ababa.

The tower was assembled by the team of students from EiABC who helped construct it, starting from row bamboo canes to the full tower.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:17
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EiABC hosted ladies week for the first time Print E-mail
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 08:16

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The ladies week event was held for the first time in EiABC from March 6th, 2015 to March 15th 2015.

 

This event entailed of 2 workshops, a 5 km race for women and a closing event.

The first workshop, which focused on motivational and personal development, took place on March 6th 2015, was conducted by EiABC staff member MrsTigistand31 female student attendees.

The second workshoptook place on March 9th; this training was conducted by AAU gender office and 35 female students took part. This training focused on how to write a CV and how to make oneself for the business world.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:10
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5th ENVIRONMENTAL DAY AT EiABC Print E-mail
Friday, 20 March 2015 13:14

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EiABC asks it’s students  and staff to participate in the Environmental Day Design Competition and submit proposals till March27,2015. 

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015 13:27
 
EIABC CELEBRATED GRADUATION CEREMONY OF THE BACHELOR PROGRAM ARCHITECTURE 2015 Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 February 2015 07:26

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On Saturday February 14, 2015, EiABC celebrated the Graduation of around 80 Students of the Bachelor Program Architecture on the Institutes Campus.

It was the fourth commencement ceremony held on EiABC Campus.

Master of Ceremony Bisrat Kifle, introduced the speaker and led through the program.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:26
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EiABC and BoLSA signed agreement Print E-mail
Friday, 13 February 2015 07:17

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February 6th 2015 saw the signing of an agreement between the Addis Ababa Bureau of Labour and Social Affairs (BoLSA) and the Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development (EiABC) towards the provision of Architectural Design consultancy services of two institutes, the first being The Institute for Rehabilitation and Medication of Physically Challenged People and the second being The Institute for Elders Retirement. The consultancy budget under agreement is an estimated ETB 3 million and is expected to run for six months.

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EIABC HOSTED INTERNATIONAL WEEK Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 07:17
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International week was held in EiABC from January 12th to 17th 2015.


The week included panel discussions and fun activities such as global village and amazing race.The aim of the event was to show case the importance of international exposure to the EiABC community.

Managing Director Dr.Ing Béatrice Delpouve, Scientific Director Joachim Dieter and AIESEC members and interns were present at these events.


 
Experimental building “MACU" in Addis Ababa finished Print E-mail
Tuesday, 30 December 2014 12:51

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Official Opening with the Ethiopian students and the participants of the international symposium “integrated infrastructure” at EiABC Campus on Tuesday the 16th Dec. 

 

On Friday, 12 December 2014, an international team of students and tutors in Addis Ababa finish the experimental building construction »MACU" (Mobile Automated Contemporary Unit) assembled in less than 24 hours.

MACU is the third and last prototype in a three-year collaboration between the EiABC at AAU, University of Juba (Sudan) and the Bauhaus University Weimar in the project "Concept-Test-Realization” in period 2012-2015. All three prototypes are based on a specific background seeking for local materials, affordable construction technologies and cost efficient procedures. The last proposal MACU is taking a step into the future of the way of production and used technology.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:22
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INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE DECEMBER, 15 - 17 2014 AT GOETHE-INSTITUTE ADDIS ABABA Print E-mail
Thursday, 25 December 2014 09:15

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The EiABC and the Bauhaus University in Germany are entering into a new phase of their academic partnership structured around the research and implementation of sustainable construction techniques that tangibly improve both urban planning and design.
From December 15 to 17, key actors involved in the building structure and infrastructure areas (academic and business professionals, city and state officials as well as members of the civil society) gathered for the first edition of the “International Symposium on Climate Adapted Urban Infrastructure”. A topic of paramount importance in a context of extreme fast urbanization and sharp rise of precarious settlements.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:24
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