PLANNING Systems Services Ltd started with zero assets, no staff, one project and two founding partners. Both founding partners came into the practice with proven track records of competence in design, project implementation, administration, and contract and cost control and also with energy, integrity, humor and determination. The practice is now a limited liability company with a team of Directors, two Associate Directors and Associates supported by a diverse and talented staff.
Lower Kabete Road
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Member, National Geographic Society, 2006.
Member, Architectural Association of Kenya, 1967.
Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), 1961.Contact Me
Associate Member, Royal Institute of British Architects, 1981.
Member, Architectural Association of Kenya, 1981.Contact Me
Member, Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK).
Member, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).Contact Me
David Mugo is the Finance Director at PLANNING with invaluable experience of leading financial strategies to facilitate PLANNING’s ambitious growth plans.
After graduating in 2006, she practiced in two other firms in Nairobi before joining PLANNING in June 2010.
Her experiences on a design level have been with all manner of projects including office buildings, hotels and residences and interior design for banks and shops. Construction-wise, she has been involved mostly in residential projects, schools and interior fit-outs mostly for banks.
Susan’s career at PLANNING Systems Services Limited, has been focused on both conceptual design support and detailed design to construction administration for several school and residential projects. She is currently involved in a mixed-use development- residential & hotel- sitting on 42 acres in Kikambala at the Coast of Kenya. The first phase will consist of 16 villas, 53 town houses and 20 apartment blocks, each housing an average of 8 units consisting of a mix of 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartments. The hotel will be a 4-star establishment with 100 rooms and with conferencing facilities.Contact Me
After graduating in 2007, he worked closely with the provincial structural engineer-Eastern, in drafting the structural drawings before later joining Kamuti building and civil contractors where he worked as an assistant foreman for six months before joining PLANNING in August 2008.His experiences are on design, preparation of council and working drawings, conducting site inspections and meetings. This experience comes from working on all manner of projects including offices, hotels, factory, schools, children home and residences and ‘hands on’ in masonry and carpentry works. Construction-wise, he has been involved mostly in office projects, schools, factory, children home, residences and state properties.Patrick’s career at PLANNING Systems Services Limited, has been focused on both production of working drawings and assisting manage the project during the post contact period so that it’s completed on budget and on time and. He has been involved in a 25 storey KCB headquarters building in upper hill Nairobi, the Nest childrens home at Gigiri Runda, Ellams products ltd along the Mombasa road, Braeburn schools 6th form at Gitanga and Muthangari drive, staff apartments block at garden estate among others. Currently he is working on private residences projects in Nairobi and state properties. Contact Me
Registered Architect, Board of Registration of Architects Kenya (BORAQS).Professional Affiliations
Member, Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK).
Michael Kinyumu joined PLANNING shortly after his graduation. He has immense design skills in both sketching and building information modelling. He has been working on both small and large-scale projects. He has led the design and implementation team for a 21-storey bank headquarters at Kilimani in Nairobi. In addition to his projects, Michael assists in the technical department as an Energy & Environment (sustainability design) architect as well as also assisting technical and design team of the Community Cooker Foundation. He provides BIM mentorship in the office. Prior to joining PLANNING, Michael interned in various architectural firms in Charity and voluntary programs. Michael complements architecture with community participation and champions certain Community Social Responsibility Programs. Michael enjoys travelling, socialContact Me
Mutua works as an Architectural technician predominantly in refurbishments and interior Architecture. He is mostly responsible for document preparation and coordination with other consultants and contractors. Prior to joining PLANNING, he worked as an Architect’s assistant on various commercial and residential projects and specialized in conceptualization, visualization and document preparation for retail and hospitality outlets.Contact Me
Felix has practiced in four other Architectural firms for 14 years before joining PLANNING in July 2017.His experiences are on project design, construction document preparation and construction administration. This comes from working on all manner of projects including offices, hotels, hospital, high-rise apartments and luxurious residences.
Felix’s career at PLANNING Systems Services Limited, is focused on both conceptual design support and detailed design to construction administration for Commercial and residential projects. He is currently involved in a mixed-use development- residential & Commercial projects at the Coastal region most of them at advanced design stages and some on going at Construction administration stage.
Previous experience draws from design and Construction administration of Luxurious residential developments at Vipingo Ridge a high-end PGA Private accredited golf resort. Multimillion dollar Sheheena & Right Address Executive Apartments-Nyali,Links Plaza and Krish Plaza off Links Road -Nyali ,Hemingways Hotel Watamu ,Jubilee Insurance Building-Moi Avenue, Bomu Medical Center- Changamwe Vista Heights Executive Apartments-Kizingo, Aquatic Facility Bandari College-KPA.These being select projects in recent past.Contact Me
Associate Director -Finance
Associate Director – Human Resources
Cambridge International College (CIC)
Registered Human Resources professional, Certified Human Resource Professional Kenya (CHRPK)Professional Affiliations
Member, Institute of Human Resources Kenya (IHRM-K) 2017
Member, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2017
Vicky serves as the firmwide Human Resource Manager. She is responsible for people and administration. She leads and directs the routine functions of the Human Resources department while overseeing the administration of the PLANNING campus.Contact Me
Senior Project Manager
Ian is an experienced construction professional with experience in engineering and construction management. As a Project Manager, Ian’s career at PLANNING has focused on financial management, value management, people development and information management. His engineering background complements his project management ability by giving insight to the design process and procedure. As an engineer, he was involved in the design process of buildings such as Two Rivers Mall, City Lodge Hotel, and I&M Kigali. Ian also has experience in construction management having worked with contractors in the early stages of his career on large scale infrastructure projects both in urban and rural areas. This included the Kibera Relocation Action Plan and the Rehabilitation of Kenyatta Avenue. Furthermore, Ian has expertise in built facilities management having worked as a property manager for a few residential units in Nairobi.Contact Me
Graduate Architect & Project Lead
Elton is a Graduate Architect at PLANNING. He is passionate about creating bold and inspiring designs for clients that raise consciousness of the public and rethinks delivery of conventional projects within the framework of the client’s briefs. Elton’s role entails assisting on design development and enabling realization of complex projects within time and budget. Elton has been a designer of a number of projects that combine the creation of bold designs that integrate with a strong urban realm such as design for Pedestrian Footbridge along Mbagathi-Ngong Road aimed at rethinking conventional aesthetics and functionality of a bridge.Contact Me
Digital Solutions Lead