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Architect

James Howard Archer, Kenyan architect. Registered architect, Kenya, Tanzania, England. Recipient 1st National Kenyan prize for architecture, 1989. Member Royal Institute British Architects, Architectural Association Kenya, Uganda Society Architects.

Background

Archer, James Howard was born on March 30, 1937 in Nairobi, Kenya. Son of Howard Dennis and Kathleen Aida (Newton-Moss) Archer.

Education

Diploma in architecture, School Architecture, Oxford, England, 1960.

Career

Partner Cobb Archer & Partners, Kampala, Uganda, 1963-1972, Watkins Gray Woodgate International, Manchester, England, 1973-1975. Lecturer University Nairobi, 1975-1976, senior lecturer, 1976-1981. Founding partner Planning Systems Services, Kenya, since 1978, senior partner Tanzania, since 1979, Conservation Planning, Kenya, since 1980, Interplan Partnership, Uganda, since 1981.

Director Planning Management Ltd., Kenya, since 1986. Honorary secretary East African Institute Architects, Nairobi, 1961-1963, examiner, 1976-1980. Chairman Committee Revision Building Regulations, Kampala, 1972.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, Kenya, Tanzania, England.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include: detailed design of Dubai International Airport Arrivals Building, 1986, Fedha Towers, Nairobi, 1985, Lonrho House, Nairobi, 1989, Nation Centre, Nairobi, 1989.

Membership

Member Royal Institute British Architects, Architectural Association Kenya, Uganda Society Architects. Clubs: Aero of East Africa (Nairobi).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Deep sea fishing, sketching, painting.

Connections

Married Linda Hamilton Werner, December 18, 1987. Children: Mathew Francis, Alison Jean, Hugh James.

father:
Howard Dennis Archer

mother:
Kathleen Aida (Newton-Moss) Archer

spouse:
Linda Hamilton Werner

child:
Mathew Francis Archer

child:
Alison Jean Archer

child:
Hugh James Archer