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By on April 17, 2018


Name of university

Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

Name of Department

Department of Architecture


PMB 704
Ilesa road, Akure
Ondo State, Nigeria


Official Focal Point
Dr Olumuyiwa Adegun obadegun@futa.edu.ng

Alternate Focal Point
Prof Abraham Taiwo aataiwo@futa.edu.ng

Authority approving the partnership
Prof A. A. Taiwo




The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) is a top ranking University in Nigeria. The academic disciplines and research across seven different schools and over fourty departments. The Department of Architecture intends to produce skilled and versatile graduates capable of understanding the society’s need for shelter and translating this into an appropriate built environment. As part of the School of Environmental Technology, the Department seeks to promote inter-disciplinary research, service-based learning and innovative course delivery towards solving environmental-related problems through the application of technology and promotion of sustainable built-environment.

Areas of Expertise related to UN-Habitat
  • Social Inclusion
  • Slum Upgrading
  • Safety
  • Resilience
  • Reconstruction
  • Planning and Design
  • Mobility
  • Housing
  • Gender
  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Climate Change
  • Capacity Development
Suggested Collaboration Opportunities

– Graduate research (student exchanges, split-site degrees, cross-supervision)
– Staff exchange
– Joint research projects
– Hosting relevant hub/nodes among UNI partners
– (Co)-hosting/organizing conferences, summer schools and other academic events