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About Us


We have come along way since our humble beginning in 1978 when the firm was managed by two partners under the name of K&K Archplans, offering Architectural services in the related fields of Architecture and Town planning

In 1996, we registered as a limited company under K&M Archplans Ltd and have continued to concentrate on striving to improve and expand our consultancy services in various fields of Architecture, including interior designing, Town planinning, Technical advisor and construction mannagement. The firm was founded in Nairobi, Kenya, but has since widened its consultancy services in the United Republic of Tanzania and established an office in Dar es Salaam in the capital city.


The mission of the firm is to provide independent, quality, efficient and comprehensive consultancy services yielding cost effective solutions to the needs of clients.

The Team

K&M Archplans is limited company and managed by Two Directors and two associate Directors who are broadly experienced in Architecture, Planning, and Management.

  • Arch. James Kimathi

    Arch. James Kimathi is the Managing Director of K&M Archplans. He has a Masters degree in Architecture from the University of Nairobi. He has extra certificate in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)/Environmental Audit (EA) from Nazarene University. He is a registered architect in both Kenya and Tanzania.

    He has over thirty (30) years experience in the practice of Architecture, project management, planning and landscape Architecture and has aquired enormous abillity of Planning and management techniques over this period. He has undertaken projects in a broad spectrum of building types in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Botswana

    The Team leader and project co-ordinator , Architect James Kimathi is a Professional who will give the client (employer) a honest account of the project. He has ability to listen, Communicate, Contribute as well as make decisive and tactical decisions.

      He has won various awards in Architecture including
    • 1st Prize in Tanzania Bunge Design Competition
    • 1st Prize Kenya Debating Chamber
    • 1st prize in Kilimanjaro Towers a twin tower complex to be erected at upperhill
    • 1st prize for the Ultra modern shopping mall in Mwanza (Tanzania)
    • 1st prize for a 35 storey office complex under construction in Dar es salaam.
    • Design Competition, 1st Premium Award for Bomas of Kenya
    • Design Award for East African Community Headquarters in Arusha and 2nd
    • Prize for Pan African Postal Union House Competition in Arusha.

Our Services

  1. Site Analysis
  2. Feasibility Study
  3. Programme Preparation
  4. Master Planning
  5. Campus Planning
  6. Architectural Design
  7. Interior Design
  8. Landscaping
  9. Administration of Construction.