Buildings & Structures

THE EAST AFRICA SECRETARIAT BUILDING, ARUSHA TANZANIA

EAC 008The East African Community (EAC) appointed a General Building Consultant (GBC) comprising of the Joint Venture of BGS+Archis+Runji & Partners to undertake the design and construction supervision of their headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.The Project was financed in parts through EAC and a grant from the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW Entwicklungsbank (KfW).

Plinth Area: 15,025 m2
Cost: $16 million
Project Duration: 2009-2012

KORUMA TEA FACTORY RENOVATION
20140326_103453Koruma factory is located at Kapgwen Estate, approximately 20 km from Kericho town; off the Kericho-Kisii Road, within the Kipsigis County.
The client, Unilever Tea (K) Ltd, contracted Runji & Partners Ltd as the supervising consultant. The consultant supervised the construction of Manufacturing Building, Reconstruction and extension of Withering Buildings, renovation of the current site offices and Civil Works comprising 0.5km of concrete block paving, storm water drainage and two septic tanks.

Project Period: 2012 - 2013

KIBWELE TEA FACTORY EXPANSION

KibweleThe project is located in Mufindi District, southern Tanzania and.  Runji & Partners Ltd has been retained by Unilever Tea Tanzania Ltd (the Employer) to provide engineering consultancy services. The project comprises expansion of the existing withering capacity of the Tea Factory. Two new withering buildings, retaining wall and access road are to be constructed. The cost of the project is approximately US$ 720,000.

The consultancy scope of work involves production of architectural concept and drawings, structural design and drawings, preparation of tender quantities and documents, bidding and assisting the client in the selection of contractor and Supervision and co-ordination of Construction.

Construction works commenced in March 2015 and scheduled to be complete in  the third quarter of 2015.

Other assignments

NJOMBE TEA FACTORY
The project is located in Njombe District, Southern Tanzania. Runji & Partners Ltd has been retained by Unilever Tea Tanzania Ltd to provide engineering consultancy services. The project comprises construction of a new tea factory with all the related mechanical services and a new staff residential housing. New withering building, manufacturing building, firewood shed, elevated water tank, steel staircases, 45 staff housing units, weigh room, machine room, social hall, ablution block among other facilities to be constructed. The cost of the project is approximately US$ 5.87 million.

The consultancy scope of work involves production of architectural concept and drawings co-ordinated by our partner Architectural Company in Dar, structural design and drawings, services drawings and preparation of tender quantities and documents, bidding and assisting the client in the selection of contractor and Construction Supervision and Co-ordination of the Contract.


Proposed Development on Plot No. LR 2/167 Ole Odume Road, Nairobi:
Design and Supervision for Civil and Structural for 16 luxurious flats. Jua Kali Demonstration & Training Centre, Kariobangi, Nairobi: Integrated Planning, preliminary designs, detailed designs and supervision of construction for UNIDO/Ministry of Technical Training & Applied Technology, Kenya. Workshop plinth about 950 m2.


Bishop's Residence, Catholic Diocese of Embu:
Structural and civil engineering designs for this special building incorporating a chapel, multi purpose hall, Bishop's wing, priests' wing, kitchens, offices.


Central Bank of Kenya, Kisumu:
In association with Carl Bro (K), Civil, Structural Design and Supervision of Construction for an office block with a plinth area of about 18,000 m2 and other outer buildings.


Headquarters for National Centre for Early Childhood Education (NACECE), Nairobi, Kenya:
4 storey reinforced concrete framework building, plinth area about 2,500 m2.


ICDC Staff Housing Scheme, Madaraka, Nairobi:
Comprehensive housing scheme for the senior staff of Industrial & Commercial Development Corporation(ICDC), comprising: 20 senior housing, 32 medium housing, club house and social centre.


Faculty of Science, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya:
Complete science complex buildings, comprising: Botany, Zoology, Maths, Physics and Chemistry and Administrative complex.


Kiambu Mortgage Scheme:
Civil and structural engineering services for a comprehensive Mortgage Housing Scheme comprising 100 housing units of 3 and 2 bedrooms for National Housing Corporation.


Headquarters for the "National Council for Population and National Development - NCPD", Nairobi
Civil and Structural services for a 16 storey office to house the above agency together with other Government departments, project financed by the World Bank.


Warehouse for KARI at KARI Headquarters.
Detailed Civil and Structural design, Tender documents and construction supervision. 2001-2002.