EIABC - HISTORYYear Development1954 Swedish-Ethiopian collaboration in establishing the Building CollegeIn 80s Building College Addis Ababa University, part of Faculty of TechnologyMarch 2010 Inauguration of the EiABC as autonomous Institute of Technology under the AAUMay 2011 Ca. 2.300 students, 133 academic staff, 197 administrative and service staff
RESEARCH TEACHING PRACTICEiABC E • teaching of qualified professionals in the area of architecture, urban design/planning, construction technology and management • research in the field of development of the built environment • consultancy in designing, planning, managing of the making of human habitat
• Population growth=2.6%• 2040=160million• Currently urban population=17%=13.5million• Current rural land assumed to be saturated, hence• Minimum of 80 million in addition to be absorbed in cities• Equivalence = 25 new Addis Ababa (3.2million) =160 Dire Dawa (0.5 million)
EIABC – SOME RESEARCH PROJECTS• Sustainable Urban Dwelling Unit (SUDU)• Sustainable Rural Dwelling Unit (SRDU)• CLimate Change and Urban Vulnerability in Africa (CLUVA), EU FP7• Urban-laboratory ETHiopia• UNHCR Shelter project• Several bamboo research projects• Various consultancy projects for Ethiopian agencies/authorities generating ca. 20 % of EiABC budget
EXHIBITION AND SYMPOSIUM URBAN LABORATORY ETHiopia
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