Arc. Echeta Ikechukwu Bernard
Uli Campus

Arc. Echeta Ikechukwu Bernard

Senior Lecturer

Teaching & Research Interest

Energy sustainability and conservation in the built environment.


Arc. Echeta is a graduate of architecture from the University of Lagos, Nigeria (BES Arch; MED Arch). He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Planning Practice for Developing Countries from University College, London. An Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) registered architect and a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Architects, he is a proficient teacher with experience in private practice and one-time Director of Physical Planning and Development Unit of Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO).

He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University. His research interests are in the areas of energy sustainability and conservation in the built environment. Arc. Echeta is married to Lady Ifeyinwa Mary Echeta and they are blessed with children.


  • B.E.S. (Arch) University of Lagos
  • M.E.D. (Arch) University of Lagos
  • PGDip (Urban Planning Practice) University College, London


  • Housing Development Plan for Owerri, being my unpublished thesis for the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Development Planning from University College, London
  • Urban Development Plan for Nairobi, Kenya being part of our group unpublished Project for my Postgraduate Diploma Course in University College, London during our 1-month study visit to Kenya from London.
  • Housing Development Planning for Low- and Middle-Income Groups in Nigeria – An Analysis of the Inter-relationship between Housing and Other Sectors. Journal of Research in Environmental Studies. Duncan Services Journals, Calabar
  • Architectural Education in Nigeria – Overview of Some Current Challenges. ARCHES-J (Journal of the Association of Architectural Educators in Nigeria) 7(1).
  • Sustainable Environment: The Need for Renewable Energy-Powered Buildings in Nigeria. Journal of the Nigerian Institute of Architects, Abia State Chapter (JNIAABSC), 73-82.
  • The Architects’ Responsibilities in Achieving Sustainable Environmental Development. Journal of the Nigerian Institute of Architects, Abia State Chapter (JNIAABSC), 73-96.


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