INTRODUCTION / BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Caritas University came into existence in
2005.and from inception; the university senate has been within the
administrative block which is not quite conducive. The senate building has been
adequately provided for in caritas university master plan. This underscores the
understanding of the master plan designers of the need for senate building
which is a necessity to the university system.
A senate building is basically the
administrative sector of the university. It houses the university council and
senate chamber and other offices.
STATEMENT OF ARCHITECTURAL PROBLEMS
In designs, problems
are bound to be solved. These includes: creating adequate natural / cross
ventilation, circulation / traffic control, achieving aesthetically appealing
problems arise due to the nature of the design either as its functions,
environmental religion, cultural background, etc.
The character of the
building also poses a problem
university administration a central building within which to function.
Provide a structure
that brings into focus the special character of Caritas University.
To provide conducive
and adequate spaces for the university senate and council within which they
meet and carry out their functions.
Create a standard
structure which stands out physically in the university environment
SCOPE OF THE PROJECT
The project shall be based on provision of
a central administration building which is the senate building for Caritas
university which will accommodate the following; the vice –chancellor’s office,
the registry, the planning unit, students affairs department, bursary and
The senate also
houses the senate chamber and the…