Arc Okpala Chukwura Christian
Uli Campus

Arc Okpala Chukwura Christian

Senior Lecturer

Teaching & Research Interest

Interior design, Project Management, Traditional Architecture, and Low-energy design solutions


Chukwura Okpala is a graduate of architecture from Imo State University (BSc. Arch) and Abia State University (MSc. Arch). He also holds a PGD (Education), PGD (Project Management) & Management Certificate. He is a full member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), registered member of Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON), member of Association of Architectural Educators in Nigeria (AARCHES), and an associate member of the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM). He is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Architecture, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University.

He has demonstrated leadership in the application of Agile methodologies and Stakeholder Management in delivering projects timeously while promoting team collaboration. He is also experienced in applying various decision models in improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness in projects. His research interest is in environmental sustainability, lean Architecture, and low-energy design solutions.

He has served as Associate Dean Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Head Department of Architecture, and on several committees in the University.


  • BSc. (Arch.), Imo State University Okigwe
  • MSc. (Arch.), Abia State University Uturu
  • PGD (Education), Usman Dan Fodio University Sokoto
  • PGD (Project Mgmt.) University of Winnipeg, MB. Canada
  • Mgt. Cert. University of Winnipeg, MB. Canada


  • Climate change and its effects on building design and construction in Nigeria. Journal of science and technology, 6 (3)
  • Dynamics of Wastewater treatment in buildings. Journal of science and technology, 6 (3), p.74-80.
  • The potentials of the earth as a sustainable building material, Journal of Environmental Sciences and Resource Management, 9(4), p.1-14
  • Integrated Project Approach to Community Development in Nigeria: A Case Study of Ozubulu Community Aarches Journal, (8)1.
  • Flood Studies of the Doma Dam catchment area of Nasarawa State. Nigeria. Journal of Science and Technology, (6)1
  • Coping with flooding resulting from a rise in Sea Level in Gokana, Ogoniland, and Rivers State, Nigeria. African Journal of Science and Technology, (6)1.
  • Sustainability potentials of Vernacular Architecture in developing countries. African Journal of Environmental Research. (1)1.


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