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Landscape Design

Concept of Landscape Design and Sustainable Development

Sustainable development is a pattern of economic development in which resources use aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that these needs do not only meet the present generation’s need but also the needs of the future generation. Sustainable landscaping is a…
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Write Research Papers

How to Write Research Papers: Tips and Academic Advice

Research papers are an expanded essay that presents writer interpretation or evaluation or argument. When you write an essay, you use everything that you personally know and have thought about a subject. When you write a research paper you build upon what you know about…
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Street Traders

Street Traders Location and Site Selection Decisions

Street traders choose their locations for a variety of reasons and, from the point of view of urban planning, it is important to understand why they choose the sites or locations where they operate their enterprises. The failure of urban planning and management systems to…
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Urban Public Space

Urban Public Space Management Conceptual Framework

Urban public space is the physical space and social relations that determine the use of space within the non-private realms of cities. It is the setting for panoply of human activity and a fundamental determinant of the character of towns. Urban public space is a…
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Street Trading

Effects of Street Trading on Urban Environmental Area

Street trading poses major socio-economic and environmental dangers becoming the refuge for the unskilled and unemployed that with the objectives of becoming part of the global community, the needs of these marginalized citizens are often overlooked, in favour of strategies and policies that will attract…
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NITP Emphasized on Transit-Oriented Development in Lagos

Despite recent achievements in Lagos State’s physical development and urban regeneration efforts, town planners, have called for a more ambitious plan to reduce slums in the city. The planners have drawn from the academia, the private sector and the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP),…
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Urban Planning

6 Urban Planning Officials Useful Tools

Urban planning is the technical and political process concerned with the development and design of land use and the built environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas, such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks. This practice deals with…
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Community Development Planner

Roles and Job Description of a Community Development Planner

Community development is a complex business that involves a multidisciplinary approach to achieving goals. The role of the community development planner is to determine how best to use the land, usually through the construction of new housing or business developments. In some cases, building grass-roots…
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Urban Planning

Integrating the Environment in Urban Planning for Sustainable Development

Sustainable development is multidimensional. It requires an understanding of complex and often conflicting relationships, which require an integrated approach and an integration culture. After all, the city is a mosaic of different neighbourhoods with different functions, qualities, problems and opportunities. A city development strategy which…
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