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Best planning practice- paris, transportation.

•INTRODUCTION TO CITY. •MAIN TRENDS IN TRANSPORT. •TRANSIT MODES. •ROADS PLUS AVENUE CASE STUDY. •CYCLING-VELIB AND BIKE HIGHWAYS. •BUS AND BRT. •TRAM AND INTERCHANGE STATIONS- BEST PRACTICE. •BATOBUS- WATER TAXI. •PARIS METRO. •RER- REGIONAL EXPRESS RAIL NETWORK. ...

THE IMPACT OF OIL SPILLAGE ON THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT (A CASE STUDY OF SAPELE, DELTA STATE)

ABSTRACTProspecting for oil in Nigeria started as far back as 1930s. Due to the economic reward from petroleum oil a lot of companies are scattered all over the Delta region of river Niger in quest of oil deposits. The act of oil prospecting  and production cannot continue without immense benefits to numerous parties as well as causing hazards and occasional damages to other parties. It is the light of this realization that this project investigated and identified the various effects and...

CREATING A LANDFILL PARK IN kANG’OKI, MAKONGENI THIKA

AbstractUntil the 1930s, landfills were little more than dumps but for centuries they were seen as a solution to the problem of solid waste and to the problem of unusable land . in New York for example, landfills were created to speciffically make taxable land from land thought to be useless or dangerous such as marshy and swampy areas. what is however evident is that landfills lead to an economic dispair of the place it is located therefore they need to be carefully designed since they have ...

Housing problem in nigeria

Keywords: Housing, development plan, housing quality, housing quantity and housing finance.   Abstract  In Nigeria political, economic, social and environmental factors and the huge foreign exchange accumulated from the rise in oil price in the 1970s have forced previous civilian and military government to intervene in the urban housing crisis. The initial intervention took the form of rent control. The failure and abandonment of the rent control policy led to the policy of public h...

Compulsory land acquisition and compensation ( a case study of Talba Housing Estate, Minna, Niger state.)

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ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF MAKESHIFT HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN URBAN HOUSING MARKET; CASE STUDY OF IKOM URBAN

ABSTRACT Housing problem is one of the major issues normally discussed in the world fora today. This was due to the dire shortage of accommodation; the demands for it far surpass the number available for human living. This study therefore, assessed the role of makeshift housing development in urban housing market; case study of Ikom urban. A Survey research was carried out through the use of interactive questionnaire, reconnaissance survey, and housing condition survey checklist. The str...

THE CHALLENGES OF VALUING PROPERTIES IN SUB-URBAN SETTLEMENT

ABSTRACTSub-urban settlement is an area that is usually between urban and rural settlements. They are usually between urban and rural settlements. They are usually found at the peripheries of an urban area. These settlements may not necessarily have facilities of an urban setup but some particularities stands them out and place them at a disadvantage position in terms of valuation. The availability of insufficient comparable, incompatibility of uses and relatively low econom...

AN ASSESSMENT OF LAND USE ALLOCATION IN DORBEN POLYTECHNIC (MAIN CAMPUS) BWARI, ABUJA

ABSTRACTAn assessment of Land use Allocation is a topic chosen from the Estate management field. The research was conducted mainly to assessed the positive and negatives effects on land use in a tertiary institution. For effective research on this topic “An assessment of Land Use Allocation” both primary and secondary data were used to elicit information from sample studied, the primary source data were response from the personal interview conducted, questionnaire and physical observation...

Urban and Regional planning

What is Environmental Integrity? In an attempt to understand the meaning of the phrase “environmental integrity”, this paper, shall attempt to separate the phrase to enable it arrive at a definition.While the phrase “Environmental” concerns with the environment; connected with the natural conditions in which people, animals and plant live” . The term integrity connotes uprightness, honesty, purity entireness, wholeness; the unimpaired state of anything .  Given the above m...

SUSTAINABLE CITY: ISSUES AND CONSIDERATIONS

‘Sustainability’ has been everybody’s concern in different spheres of human settlements and their development. Every effort is made to make provisions for the inhabitants of these settlements to make their living better. Thus, quality of life has been the prime concern for the planners and policy makers while considering planning and developmental options for the settlements. Urban settlements have been in the limelight since past one and ...

TIPS ON CARRYING OUT A CASE STUDY FOR BEGINNERS

What is the purpose of conducting a Case Study?As the term Case Study suggests, it is the study of a particular case that is similar to your topic of design project. Doing a case study will help you understand the various aspects that you have to consider while designing.When students begin studying Architecture at a University, the first thing that they are supposed to become excellent at, is doing a documentation or a case study. It could be a case study of a small village, town, a villa, a...

WATER SUPPLY PLANNING IN ARAWA, GOMBE STATE

 ABSTRACTWater is one of the most important natural resources for all life on earth. The availability and quality of water always have played an important part in determining not only where people can live, but also their quality of life. Even though there always has been plenty of fresh water on earth, water has not always been available when and where it is needed, nor is it always of suitable quality for all uses. Water must be considered as a finite resource that has limits and bound...

An Assessment Of Solid Waste Disposal Practices In Residential Buildings (A Case Study Of Majidadi 'B' Ward, Bauchi)

ABSTRACT This research was conducted on “Assessment of Solid Waste Disposal Practices in Majidadi ‘B’ ward in the Bauchi metropolis” aimed at assessing the nature and the methods used by the users of the area, which was first carried out through survey with the use of structured questionnaires to some persons chosen from the study area. 152 questionnaires were administered out of which 84.87% response was received. The data was analyzed using frequency table and the use of pie chart ...

FACTORS INFLUENCING THE COST PLANNING OF PUBLIC BUILDING PROJECT

ABSTRACT The importance of accurate estimate during the early stage of cost planning of capital project has been widely recognized for many years. Even so, very few quantitative method are available that enable estimators and business managers to objectively evaluate the accuracy of early estimates and planning. The primary purpose of this study was to identify and examine the factors influencing cost planning of building projec...

POTENTIALITIES OF WHISTLEBLOWING IN DEALING WITH UNETHICAL PRACTICES IN THE NIGERIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES

ABSTRACTConstruction industry is a very challenging and complex sector. The ability to control and communicate with various stages, process and parties to meet the project objectives are not an easy job and these responsibilities are on the professionals shoulders. Besides that, the professionals are also facing their own crisis and dilemma as an ethical professional. This study is focusing on three group of professionals; engineers, architects and quantity surveyors. The objectives of this s...


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