Kenyatta National Hospital a survey of the staff quarters for staff nurses/medical registrars
This survey was undertaken in response to a request received from the Chief Architect; Buildings Department, Ministry of Works (ref B.4/E/8/11619) and was approved of by the Joint Advisory Board of the Housing Research and Development Unit at its 6th meeting on March 1st 1973. The Ministry of Works has recently built at National Hospital the following flats: 80 single bedroom nurses' flats cost per unit shs 25.000.- 16 two bedroom nurses' flats cost per unit shs 49.000.- 30 two bedroom doctors' flats cost per unit shs 54,600,- 42 three bedroom doctors' flats cost per unit shs 65.600.- They form the largest group of flats in anyone single institution in Kenya. The architects were T.S.Nandhra and Associates, Nairobi. The Buildings Department of the Ministry being interested in the reactions of the users to the accommodation provided both from a sociological and environmental point of view, the Chief Architect requested the HRDU to undertake this survey.