Josephine Malonza

Assistant Lecturer


I am an enthusiastic and curious architect and urban designer keen on the dialectical relations between Architecture and Society; Particularly passionate about quality of life in urban open space. I hold a PhD in Architecture from the University of Nairobi since 2018. The doctoral research was on ‘bringing life into urban public space, lessons from the Rwandese akarubanda concept’.

I am the founding dean, Faculty of Architecture and Environmental Design FAED (Now SABE) at the former KIST- Now College of Science and Technology, university of Rwanda. I am substantially involved in teaching, research and community outreach at the university of Rwanda for the last 9 years. I am Popular as a social worker and colleague with strong pedagogical, social and cooperative skills; with hands on skills and experienced in working with rural populations. I am challenged by new opportunities in urban and rural development and interested in think tanks for future human settlements.