International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Architecture & Planning | Botswana | Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022

Quantity Surveyors' Readiness in Implementation of Sustainable Building Construction in Kenya: A Case Study of Nairobi City County

Mary Muthoga | John Githaiga

Abstract: The study sought to assess quantity surveyors' readiness in implementation of sustainable building construction in Kenya with reference to Nairobi County. The study adopted both the descriptive and cross-sectional research designs, targeting the 485 quantity surveyors in Nairobi County, as registered by the board of registration of architects and quantity surveyors in Kenya. A sample of 219 quantity surveyors was obtained, and selected by simple random sampling. Primary data was collected by use a structured questionnaire and analyzed by both descriptive and inferential statistics. Results indicate that quantity surveyors? awareness of their role in sustainable building construction does not have a significant effect on its implementation in Kenya, while challenges faced in adoption of sustainable building construction significantly affect its implementation in Kenya.

Keywords: Sustainable Building, Construction Practices, Quantity Surveyors, Skills & Competencies, Demand

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022,

Pages: 580 - 585

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