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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    Nigeria, Portugal

    This paper assesses the impact of periurbanisation on housing environmental quality and residents sociodemography in IbejuLekki periurban in Lagos Nigeria Primary data was collected through administration of 370 questionnaires to household heads in purposively selected sixteen settlements in the study area while secondary data was sourced from spatial images land use maps and satellite images of the study area Quantitative data were analysed using descriptive statistics while qualitative data was analysed using time series and satellite image analysis The result shows a spatial expansion du

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    Nigeria

    The significance of neighbourhood in hosting a group of dwellings units and possessing adequate communal facilities could not be overemphasized in the study of people and place relationships There are two main objectives of this study i to study the neighbourhoods associated challenges through the size growth and land use distribution and ii to investigate the perceived inhabitants activities pattern within the neighbourhood The objectives are explored through a morphological and GISbased land use analysis of a rural neighbourhood in Southwest Nigeria The town is studied in three transforma

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    Nigeria, Portugal

    This paper assesses the impact of periurbanisation on housing environmental quality and residents sociodemography in IbejuLekki periurban in Lagos Nigeria Primary data was collected through administration of 370 questionnaires to household heads in purposively selected sixteen settlements in the study area while secondary data was sourced from spatial images land use maps and satellite images of the study area Quantitative data were analysed using descriptive statistics while qualitative data was analysed using time series and satellite image analysis The result shows a spatial expansion du

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    France, United States of America, Switzerland

    Currently there exists a disturbing urban problem exemplified by the excessive luxury apartments and glamorous office towers being built in cities around the world in the face of the increasing unaffordability of housing and lowcost work trade or craft space Seeking to address this complex problem this paper proposes a theoretical framework that uniquely addresses both the capitalist economic structure that drives the development process and the Marxistbased urban theory by which the socioeconomic outcomes are currently evaluated This framework takes as its metatheory the approach of Thomas

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    Global

    Housing is one of the basic needs of humans Families in different countries with various cultures who have different lifestyles respond to their individual needs including physical and mental in a safe place that is called house The world population is increasing day by day In parallel to this population growth housing demand increases rapidly Iran is also a country which has a rapid population growth and has developed a series of policies to solve the housing problems Affordable housing is one of solution for providing the house by governments These type of houses is the ways to answer the

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    Nigeria

    One of the negative effects of the high rate and pace of urbanisation in developing countries is the decay of urban centres While this decay has eaten deep into the fabric of these settlements turning them into urban slums and ghettoes with poor infrastructure the effects of the decay are multifarious Despite the fact that the economy is the lifewire of urban centres its untold downturn consequent upon urban decay is unimaginable because of the relationship that exists between environmental quality and economic growth This calls for a proactive approach called urban renewal towards the crea

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017
    China, Fiji, United States of America, France, Russia, Mexico

    The Chinese have lived in singleextendedfamily courtyard houses in many parts of China for thousands of years The earliest courtyard house found in China was during the Middle Neolithic period 50003000 BCE The courtyard form signifies Chinese quest for harmony with nature and in social relationships However the 20th century was a significant turning point in the evolution of Chinese courtyard houses this paper provides an overview of this transition It starts by briefly introducing traditional Chinese courtyard houses and their decline since 1949 it then examines the emergence of new courty

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    United States of America, Canada

    The economy can be considered as the transversal component of human activities over territories This fact can be observed from a diachronic perspective the way how architectural typologies arose through history But the relations between Economy and Architecture are not only established by the small scales but the larger ones Cities and territories evolved from compact forms till spread ones in a parallel way to the arousal of the shopping areas Urban sprawl could never be understood without these new typologies The paper is based on the keynote speech was held in the International seminar E

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2018
    Nigeria, Portugal

    This paper assesses the impact of periurbanisation on housing environmental quality and residents sociodemography in IbejuLekki periurban in Lagos Nigeria Primary data was collected through administration of 370 questionnaires to household heads in purposively selected sixteen settlements in the study area while secondary data was sourced from spatial images land use maps and satellite images of the study area Quantitative data were analysed using descriptive statistics while qualitative data was analysed using time series and satellite image analysis The result shows a spatial expansion du

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017
    Global

    During the different period of architectural design designers attempt to achieve a high level of life quality for all users Architecture and urban planner want to provide a style of design which not only achieves different function for different users with respect to their ethnicity ability age sex capability position and lifestyle but also improve the friendly environment throughout responsive legislation based on longterm planning Although the styles are considered some indicators it is ignored the other important characteristics Therefore the existing styles never achieve the standard le

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