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Regulation and Development of Construction Industry

Regulation and Development of Construction Industry

Objective: To regulate the construction industry, enhance research on building materials; improve construction technology and building standards hence promoting economic growth in the construction industry.

This programme entails the following departments:

NCA is mandated to regulate the construction industry and coordinate its development. The Authority is headed by an Executive Director.


Core values

  • Professionalism

To exemplify strong work ethics by demonstrating respect and embracing responsibility in dealing with stakeholders

  • Integrity

Commitment to accountability and transparency

  • Efficiency

Result-based approach to operations and resource allocation for enhanced productivity

  • Innovation

Embracing new technologies and creativity to propel excellence in the construction industry

  • Team Spirit

Cultivate synergy through cooperation and collaboration between the Board, Management and employees

  • Environmental Stewardship

Promoting responsible use and protection of the natural environment through conservation and sustainable practices 




The Board of Registration  of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS).

 The Board was established in 1934 under Cap 525 Laws of Kenya. The Board is mandated  to regulate the professions of Architecture and Quantity Surveying through training, registration and enhancement of ethical practice. 

The Board: 

1.        Regulates the professions of Architecture and Quantity Surveying.

2.        Registers Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Firms of both disciplines.

3.        Makes by-laws.

4.        Defines professional conduct.

5.        Prescribes the procedures of those applying for registration.

6.        Conducts professional examinations for Architects and Quantity Surveyors