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(Africa Habitat Review, 2020-02-20)Cultural continuity and authenticity is of growing concern in Lamu today. This paper questions cultural identity and the resulting material culture of the Swahili people in Lamu. The exploration reveals that the cultural ...
Universal Design Awareness among Urban Planners and Its Impact on Public Transport Systems in Nairobi, Kenya (Africa Habitat Review, 2020-02-20)The idea of Universal Design began in the 1950s with a new attention to disability in the wake of the major world wars. Universal Design proposes a collaborative systems approach that benefits from the synergies of ...
Evaluation of Property Rates Collection and Enforcement in Devolved Systems of Governance in Kenya: A Case Study of Nairobi City County (Africa Habitat Review, 2020-02-20)The paper evaluates property rates collection and enforcement in devolved systems of governance in Kenya with a specific focus on Nairobi City County. The study sought to establish the property rates Collection Ratio ...
(Africa Habitat Review, 2020-02-20)This study aimed to examine the historical loss of public open spaces in Nairobi City, assess the residents’ awareness of the importance of the resource and determine the collaborative planning and governance approaches ...
Cadastre Systems and Their Effectiveness in Implementation of a GIS-Based Physical Addressing System :A Case Study of Kiambu, Thika and Machakos Towns in Kenya (Africa Habitat Review, 2020-02-20)GIS-based physical addressing and cadastre system are inextricably linked. This is because the cadastre shows property boundaries and delimits road reserves that are crucial for an addressing system. The main purpose of ...