Sierra Leone institute of Architects
Mr Garber is an architect with over 25 years of experience. He attended the Prince of Wales Secondary School, Kingtom, Freetown up to sixth form after which he proceeded to study architecture in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria in 1977. On completion of the 5-year course in 1982, Mr Garber worked in Lagos, Nigeria with one of the leading architectural practices in Lagos at that time, Adedokun Adeyemi Associates. Mr Garber’s love for the environment lead him to study in Edinburgh, Scotland were he completed a course in Landscape architecture. To date he is the only Landscape architect in Sierra Leone.
In 1986 Mr Garber joined the firm of Jarrett Yaskey & Partners as a partner and today heads this firm under the title Jarrett YaskeyGarber & Associates or JYGA.
Mr Garber has practiced in Nigeria, Ghana, The Gambia, Kenya, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Botswana where he is a member of a practice DMD-Mosaic.
Mr Garber’s practice has recently completed the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank, Kenema that is a now a major landmark building in Kenema City and the Regional offices of the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) in BO ,Kenema and Makeni.
Mr Garber is currently the Vice President of the Sierra Leone institute of Architects and former Chairman of the Monuments and Relics Commission Sierra Leone. He is presently working on some major infrastructural projects that will contribute to Sierra Leone’s 21st century vision.