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  • State Parks: Potential for Domestic Ecotourism Industry 

    Adejumo, O. T. (Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperation, 2001-06-01)
    On global scale tourism is the leading export earner. The World Tourism Organization statistics revealed that international arrival for the year 2000 was 653 million people. This excludes arrival for domestic tourism, which ...
  • Nigerian Landscape Charter: Conceptual Framework Discourse 

    Adejumo, O. T. (International Federation of Landscape Architects, 2013-09-01)
    Sustainability as a developmental paradigm to checkmate uncontrolled use of earth finite resources crept into global consciousness in the last quarter of twentieth century. It is now apparent that the 1992 wave of ...
  • Housing Delivery in Nigeria: The Paradox of Complementary Social Needs 

    Iweka, A. C.; Igwe, J. M. (International Institute for research and advanced studies, University of Port Harcourt, 2009-07-01)
    An increasing body of evidence concerning urban dwellers that live in less-than-desirable conditions in Nigeria suggests the absence of effective housing solutions and the need for adequate and affordable shelter. This ...
  • Positioning African Cities for Globalization: The Challenge of Slum Upgrading 

    Iweka, A. C.; Adebayo, A. K.; Igwe, J. M. (International Institute for research and advanced studies, University of Port Harcourt, 2009-12-01)
    Although the phenomenon of globalization affects every facet of human life, a disproportionate amount of existing literature on this subject is skewed in favour of the Western world. There are many unanswered questions ...
  • Creating Sustainable Safety in Urban Residential Neighbourhoods through Architectural Design 

    Iweka, A. C.; Adebayo, A. K.; Igwe, J. M. (Department of Architecture, Ahmadu Bello University, 2009-09-01)
    Although the police and the criminal justice system are regarded as key contributors to the fight against crimes in urban residential neighbourhoods, recent thinking is that the complexity of the phenomena requires a wider ...
  • Adaptive Framework for Post-Occupancy Evaluation of Public Housing Projects in Nigeria 

    Iweka, A. C.; Adebayo, A. K.; Igwe, J. M. (Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos, 2010-11-01)
    Government intervention in housing development is lauded in many countries, but inappropriate perception of the end-users has made many of such schemes largely unsuccessful. In Nigeria, many researchers have argued that ...
  • Nigerian National Building Code as it Relates to Material Specification and Quality Control 

    Iweka, A. C.; Falade, F. A.; Adebayo, A. K. (Federal University of Technology, Akure, 2010-09-01)
    Buildings are generally assessed using the criteria of firmness, utility and beauty, to determine the degree to which they are fit for purpose. The Nigerian National Building Code provides broad guides on general specifications ...
  • Inter-ethnic mix and housing unit allocation in the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation Estates 

    Adebayo, A. K.; Iweka, A. C. (Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Lagos, 2014-09-01)
    Although the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC)’s housing estates are characterized by mixed ethnicity, there is no strategic pursuit of appropriate ethnic-mixing as a policy instrument to integrate ...
  • Households’ ethnic background and crowding in public housing multifamily apartments in Lagos 

    Adebayo, A. K.; Iweka, A. C. (Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, 2016-12-01)
    Crowded housing is one of the housing stresses that bother policy makers and housing authorities in Lagos, Nigeria. At the core of the argument is the anthropology of proper and acceptable sleeping arrangements, particularly ...
  • Factors influencing housing development in Lagos peri-urban settlements: 

    Adedire, F. M.; Iweka, A. C.; Adebamowo, M. A. (Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, 2017-09-01)
    This paper examines the factors influencing peri-urban housing development in Lagos with focus on the drivers of rapid spatial changes in the case studies of Ibeju-Lekki and Ikorodu, both rapidly urbanizing peri-urban ...
  • Typological Analysis of Housing Development in the Lagos Peri-urban Settlements 

    Adedire, F. M.; Iweka, A. C. (Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, 2017-12-01)
    The research examined the typological analysis of housing development in the peri-urban settlements of Lagos State, Nigeria. Case study methodology was adopted using random sampling to select housing developments, under ...
  • Effect of Household head’s gender on crowding in Government-built multifamily apartments in Lagos 

    Iweka, A. C.; Adebayo, A. K. (School of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, Minna, 2017-12-01)
    The inclusion of gender perspectives is highlighted globally by planners, architects and policy makers in tackling the built-environment developmental issues. Living arrangements in multifamily apartments and exposure to ...
  • Improving Housing Durability in Deprived Settlements of Lagos Megacity through Ingenuous Use of Sustainable Indigenous Materials 

    Iweka, A. C.; Adebayo, A. K. (Universiti Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia, 2010-09-01)
    The challenge of housing delivery in many developing nations is exacerbated by the predominance of deprived settlements, according to recent publications of the United Nations Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat). In Nigeria, ...
  • Optimizing the Sustainability of Tourism Infrastructure in Nigeria through Design for Deconstruction Framework 

    Adebayo, A. K.; Iweka, A. C. (Scientific and Academic Publishing, 2014-03-01)
    Tourism infrastructure is generally regarded as the physical element that is created or made to cater for visitors. The way in which design and construction of tourism infrastructure, particularly buildings are currently ...
  • Architecture 

    Adebayo, A. K.; Iweka, A. C.; Ogunbodede, B. F.; Igwe, J. M. (Facta Universitatis, 2013-09-12)
    Despite the modern and grandiose appearance of most architectural projects, closer examinations cast doubts on their sensitivity to the cultural and traditional past of the societies for which they were intended. Space for ...
  • Re-thinking Shelter Strategies in Lagos, Nigeria: A Panacea for Attaining a Global City Status 

    Iweka, A. C.; Adebayo, A. K.; Igwe, J. M. (Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra, Malaysia, 2013-10-12)
    Although Lagos, Nigeria is classified among the largest cities in the world, there are uncertainties about whether its quest to become a global city can materialize if its growth continues to be inundated by problems of ...
  • Dwelling Density Variability across Government-Built Multifamily Apartments in Lagos 

    Adebayo, A. K.; Iweka, A. C. (Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, 2013-08-15)
    This study examined the variability of dwelling density across different classifications of multifamily apartments built by Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC) in Lagos, Nigeria. Six design prototypes ...
  • Marital Status and Crowding Intensity 

    Iweka, A. C. (Department of Art and Architecture, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran, 2013-09-23)
    In Nigeria, crowded housing is one of the housing stresses that bother policy-makers and housing authorities. This study examines the crowding levels in seven marital status categories among the occupants of Lagos State ...
  • Effect of Households’ Socio-Economic Condition on Crowding in Government-Built Apartments in Lagos, Nigeria 

    Adebayo, A. K.; Iweka, A. C. (Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, 2013-07-01)
    This study evaluated how occupants’ socio-economic status affect household crowding in multifamily walk-up apartments built by the government for low and medium income dwellers in Lagos, Nigeria. The focus was on Lagos ...
  • Dwelling Space Deficits in Nigeria’s Large Cities: Evaluation of Mass Housing Units in Lagos 

    Adebayo, A. K.; Iweka, A. C. (Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 2014-10-01)
    Concern for housing delivery in Lagos and other large towns in Nigeria continues to focus on increasing the overall housing stock. Yet, there is another form of crisis that relates to how the spaces in housing unit prototypes ...

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