Student Projects
Academic Year: 2009/2010
Student Names Project Title Project Supervisor Degree Programme Project Status
MOSES MOREKA NYABICHA REDESIGNING THE MOMBASA-MALINDI HIGHWAY ALONG MTWAPA TOWN FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KAMANDE JOYCE WAMBUI REDEVELOPMENT OF AN INFORMAL SETTTLEMENT THE CASE OF SISAL MATOPENI VILLAGE IN MUKURU KWA NJENGA, NAIROBI. B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Daniel Kibet Koech REDEVELOPMENT OF WILSON AIRPORT FLIGHT FUNNEL 25 APPROACH B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
ABUYA OMOGA DENNIS SUSTAINABLE NEIGHBORHOOD PARKING SPACES IN KILIMANI. B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Orwa Herbert Okello THE EFFECTS OF INFORMAL ACTIVITIES IN THE ROAD RESERVE ON THE TRANSPORT SYSTEM: THE CASE OF JUJA ROAD, NAIROBI. B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Orwa Herbert Okello THE EFFECTS OF INFORMAL ACTIVITIES IN THE ROAD RESERVE ON THE TRANSPORT SYSTEM: THE CASE OF JUJA ROAD, NAIROBI. B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
M’MATA MICHAEL BOY THE EFFECTS OF UNCONTROLLED HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS: A CASE STUDY OF UMOJA INNERCORE, NAIROBI Prof. Ndegwa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KATIAMBO JUMA AUGUSTINE THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE RURAL ACCESSIBILITY IN KABULA LOCATION. B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KINYANJUI CATHERINE WANJIKU WASTE COLLECTION PLAN ALONG ELDORERT ROAD, MWARIKI ESTATE, NAKURU MUNICIPALITY B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Academic Year: 2010
Student Names Project Title Project Supervisor Degree Programme Project Status
Murimi James Maina "Intelligent Transport System Approach to Traffic Congestion: The Nairobi Traffic Congetion Problem" Prof. Francis Gichanga and Dr. S. Obiero DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING ongoing
Mwenje Emmanuel IMPLICATIONS OF FORM ON NEIGHBORHOOOD SUSTAINABILITY. A CASE OF KALOLENI, NAIROBI. Mr. C.D. Karisa & Dr. R.Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Andrew Imwati Investigating the Potential of Modern Geo-Info Technologies in Planning Urban Community Settlements: "The Case of Nairobi Peri-Urban Settlements". Prof. RA. Obudho and Prof. Peter Ngau DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING completed
Academic Year: 2011/2012
Student Names Project Title Project Supervisor Degree Programme Project Status
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
GIDEON MOKANDU AN ASSESSMENT OF IMPACTS OF THE GROWTH OF HOSTEL ACCOMMODATION ON OTHER LAND USES 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
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
Stephen Okere, B.Sc (Hons) An Evaluation of Circuit Television Cameras in Crime Management: A case Study of Nairobi Central Business District Prof. Peter Ngau MASTER OF ARTS IN 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
Ondimu Daisy Monyangi Assessing Efficiency of Space Use of Older Public Housing Estates in Terms of Layout of Houses in Relation to their Land Sizes. A Case Study of Ofafa Jericho Mr. Z. Maleche & Mr. C. Karisa 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
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
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
SILAS MBAABU Assessing the impact of rural road re-alignment and expansion on non-motorized transport. A case study of Marimba-Imenti junction road Dr. S.Obiero B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MWAI HILDA W Assessing the impacts of urban growth on infrastructural facilities. Case study of Athi River, Mavoko 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
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
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
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
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
KENNEDY ORINA Challenges of urban redevelopment on green spaces in Nairobi: A case study of Kileleshwa. C. Osengo 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
SAMUEL N. KINYANJUI DESIGNING FOR THE REHABILITATION OF THE DANDORA DUMPSITE INTO A RECREATION PARK AND ENERGY RECOVERY PLANT B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
ELIJAH MAINA MWANGI DETERMINING THE CAUSES OF WATER SCARCITY IN MAAI MAHIU DIVISION, NAKURU COUNTY, KENYA Prof. GEORGE N. NJUGUNA, Ph.D MASTER OF ARTS IN 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
KIPKURUI ERIC CHHIRCHIR Examination of challenges facing waterways in Kenya and their impacts: A case study of Mbagathi River, Ongata Rongai stretch J. Murimi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
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
MWILARIA MWENDA ERIC FACTORS LIMITING SOLID WASTE RECYCLING AS A SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOOD PRACTICE IN INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS; A CASE STUDY OF MUKURU KWA NJENGA VILLAGE, NAIROBI, KENYA B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KIHARA MILLICENT WANJIKU Impacts of food parks /joints on the urban form (with special reference to Westlands) H. Nzainga &J. Murimi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MOHAMED MAGED HAMMOUDY Impacts of densification on social-environmental structure of high income low density residential area: Case study of Kiricho-Likoni area, Kileleshwa Mr. C. Osengo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KABUKURU KENNETH KIBICHO Impacts of low income residential area on a lake. A case study of Langa Langa and Lake Nakuru Prof. E. Ndegwa 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
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
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
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
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
M’MATA MICHAEL BOY Investigation into the encroachment of riparian reserves by informal settlements. Case study of Nairobi River Prof. E. Ndegwa 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
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
VINCENT K KIGEN Planning and management challenges facing public open spaces: Case study of City Park H. Nzainga 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