An investigation into the design of selected television stations in Kampala: a case study of NBS television station, Naguru, Kampala.
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Broadcasting structures as integration of high-tech, cutting-edge culture and construction on behalf of the kind of rigorous, complex architectural elements, the rapid growth of great public concern. The article looks into the construction of a new era of broadcasting, focusing on the main features of the design space, such as open space and the use of new technologies, as well as other related issues. The goal is to create a building that is good for the time, for the environment, and for television. The television building (hence referred to as the broadcasting building) is a city information distribution hub, and its architecture is the essence of its development as television service making it a unique public structure. The purpose of the broadcasting facility is to increase the guiding power of public opinion, as well as to broaden the base of creative and social impact. Faced with the rapid expansion of the wave of digitalization and networking, broadcasting has evolved into a national infrastructure construction in a very significant building type in desperate need of design study. This report focused on investigating the appropriateness of the design of television stations taking a case study of NBS television station by reviewing available literature on the subject matter, making observations, use of photography, sketches, having interviews with employees at the television station. The research went ahead to find out why television stations are not doing enough to create an ideal environment so as to produce high quality content to be released to the public and why designers have not fully embraced design embodied with current technological demands, it also gave some recommendations on what should be done to make the televisions stations create this environment ideal for high quality content creation.