Student Projects
Academic Year: 2011/2012
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LABALIA JAPHETH K Examination of pedestrian infrastructure provision in densely populated Kenyan suburbs. Case study of Kangemi Dr. S. Obiero B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KARANJA DAVID MUCHAI An assessment of planning challenges facing an emerging commercial district in Nairobi. A case study of 3rd Avenue, Eastleigh, Nairobi C. Karisa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
ONDONGO PRISCILA THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE EASTERN BYPASS ROAD TO THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF SURROUNDING CENTRES: CASE STUDY OF RUAI. Z. Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUCHIRI CHRISTINE An investigation into the proliferation of informal sector activities within residential areas: Case study of Balozi Estate (South B) H. Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
ONWONG’A MOKANDU Provision of private student hostels for higher institutions of learning: A case study of Ngara Estate, Nairobi M. Ng’ayu B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
NJOMO JOSEPH GITERU Effects of unplanned housing developments on environmental infrastructure in an urban residential neighbourhood: A case study of Mlango Kubwa, Nairobi Z. Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
RICHARD MANYALA The challenges faced by Kenya Pipeline Company on their land reserve: Case study of Mukuru Sinai slum Prof. P. Ngau B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
VINCENT K KIGEN Planning and management challenges facing public open spaces: Case study of City Park H. Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
OTIENO FRANKLINE KICHE Constraints to the provision of water and sanitation services in low-income urban settlements: Case study of Kware Slum in Mathare North, Nairobi J. Murimi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
WANYAMA EUGENE WEKESA Implication of motorized transport to a mixed use residential area: Case study of Eastleigh Dr. S. Obiero B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
DAUDI JACKSON CHARO Low-income housing development challenges facing satellite towns: Case study of Mlolongo Township Prof. R.A. Obudho B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
ODHIAMBO DAVID ORE Assessing the planning problems in the provision of social facilities in low-income residential neighbourhoods: Case study of Pumwani Estate, Nairobi M. Ngayu B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
NJANI LINDA NABALAYO IMPACTS OF URBANIZATION ON WATER CATCHMENT AREAS – A CASE STUDY OF LEKURRUKI LOCATION IN NGONG TOWN Dr. F. Mugo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MAHIOHA PETER NYAMU Planning implication of the informal sector activities on a planned residential area: A case study of Race Course Estate R. Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
OMWERI ASMAN JOHN Traffic flow challenges on Jogoo Road: Case of Donholm roundabout J. Murimi & C. Osengo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KAMAU CHRIS M Assessing the effects of urban sprawl on agricultural land: A case study of Ruaka – Kiambu District M. Ngayu B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
DINAH OGARA Assessing the spatial challenges facing the cultural industry in urban areas. Case study of Nairobi Central Business District Civic Precinct Z. Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KINYANJUI SAMUEL NDUNG’U Assessing the economic, environmental and social impacts of solid waste disposal on residential neighbourhoods: A case study of Korogocho slums M. Ng’ayu B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MARUTA DAVID KIMANTHI Assessing sustainability in the context of rapid urbanization: A case study of Ongata Rongai town, Magadi road corridor E. Mairura and C. Karisa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
LEONARD WAHOME KIUMI Challenges facing transport system in residential areas: Case study of Zimmerman R.Opiyo and C. Osengo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MIDEVA I PURITY Planning challenges facing urban heritage of modernizing society: Case study of Nairobi Railway Station Prof. Ngau& H. Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MWANGI MARY WANGUI The challenges of planning public open spaces in Nairobi CBD: a case study of Nairobi Law Courts, KIDG and Re-insurance parking space C. Karisa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
WILLIAM NUNDA Challenges facing provision and maintenance of infrastructural facilities and services in public owned estates: case study of Makongeni Estate, Nairobi R. Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUTHOKA ALLAN MATIVO Mixed urban land use and urban transition. Investigating sub urban dynamics an urban transition: A case study of Mlolongo centre and environs Prof. RA. Obudho B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
JASPER NDEKE SHADRACK Planning implication of siting of outdoor advertisements on vehicular and pedestrian traffic along Uhuru Highway and Waiyaki Way stretch H. Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
FAITH KALUNDA Investigating how proper water harvesting is the key to sustainable livelihoods: case study of Muangeni, Kitui County Mr. E. Mairura B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
ONESIMUS MUSYOKI An analysis of the changes occurring in middle income housing in developing countries: A case study for Buruburu Z. Maleche& H. Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
BARTIN JUMA Challenges of Planning and Management of Power Wayleaves in Urban Areas: Case of Grogan B – Korogocho Prof. P. Ngau B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
NJERU SOLOMON MUNENE PROVISION OF A DECENTRALIZED WASTEWATER DISPOSAL SYSTEM IN PIPELINE ESTATE, NAIROBI KENYA Prof. Ndegwa and Dr. F. Mugo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
JOHN OMWAMBA Impacts of new highways on the physical infrastructure of emerging towns: case study of Bypass centre J. Murimi and R.Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KANYUNGU EUNICE WAHIGA Transformation of Residential and Open Spaces into commercial Land Uses: Case Study of Buruburu R. Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUGUNA TITUS MURIRA Implications of urban waste water treatment plants on urban development: The case of Gakoromone area, Meru town E. Mairura B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KINYOI LEO AN ASSESSMENT OF URBAN DECAY IN NAIROBI’S INNER CITY AND ITS IMPLICATIONS ON URBAN ACTIVITIES: A CASE STUDY OF KIRINYAGA ROAD ACTIVITY CORRIDOR C. Osengo and C. Dadu B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Academic Year: 2012/2013
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ABDULLAHI HASSAN A. Examining the impacts of urban development on storm water drainage. A case of Eastleigh Section 1 Z. Maleche & C. Karisa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
AMBANI MILDRED M AN ASSESSMENT OF COMMUNITY CENTRES IN KAYOLE SOUTH WARD, NAIROBI M. Ng’ayu& Dr. M. Mbathi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
AMUKO SELIPHA O EXAMINING USE OF SPACE IN KAWANGWARE MARKET Mr. J. Murimi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Enos Seth Oluoch Examining mobility and circulation challenges in Ongata Rongai C. Osengo and R. Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Academic Year: 2013/2014
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Allan Obatsa Reconciliation of Gray with Green: Green Infrastructure Planning Within Urban Neibourhoods of Nairobi: A Case Study of Tena Estate MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Academic Year: 2008/2009
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Adoyo Duncan Laji THE PLANNING CHALLENGES OF AWASI URBAN CENTRE IN NYANDO DISTRICT, KENYA. MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Ouma Amos Planning for Non- Motorized Urban Public Transport in Kisumu City: The case of boda boda. B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Mwai Edith Kariko Factors Contributing To Illegal Occupation And Developments On Alienated Public Land For Road Corridors In Kenya MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Kwadha Aggrey Ochieng Impacts Of Urbanization On The Sustainable Conservation Of Nairobi National Park. MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
William Opiyo Odeyo A Framework For Redevelopment Of Low In-Come Residential Neighbourhoods: A Case Study Of Silanga, Kibera MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Jackson Matheru Kago THE SPATIAL IMPACT OF ETHNIC SETTLEMENT PATTERNS IN KOROGOCHO INFORMAL SETTLEMENT, NAIROBI MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Oyier Ishmael Owira Integrating Non – Motorized Transport In The Urban Transportation System: A Case Study Of Westlands Commercial Centre Nairobi MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Paul Stephen Opanga Community Participation in Urban Forest Management: A Case Study of Ngong Road Forest MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Kinoti, M.S. Impact of Road Re-Alignment on Market Centres’ Development and Road Functionality: A Case Study of Nkubu – Thuchi Road in Imenti South District MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Academic Year: 2008
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James Ong’era Kemoni, Institutional Problems and Constraints in Land Utilization in The Peri-Urban Areas of Mavoko Municipality: A Case of Namanga Road – Stony Athi Corridor MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Miheso, H.M. Planning in Multicultural Urban Communities: The Eastleigh North Case MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Academic Year: 2006/2007
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Kamau Naomi Wanjiru Role of Coffee Industries in Rural Development: A Case Study of Komothai and Kiratina Locations in Githunguri Divisions of Kiambu District, Kenya. MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed