Student Projects
Academic Year: 2012/2013
Student Names Project Title Project Supervisor Degree Programme Project Status
NYAMBUGA KILIONI NYIWINO REDEVELOPMENT OF SILANGA GROUNDS AS A CRIME REDUCTION STRATEGY. B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MESO JULIUS SPACE CONTESTATION IN THE RIPARIAN ZONE OF NAIROBI CBD, NGARA SECTION B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
GRACE WATETU GITHIRI SPACE DISPOSITION AS PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM IN KIANDUTU INFORMAL SETTLEMENT: CASE OF MOSQUE VILLAGE B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KIAI, SAMUEL KINYUA SUSTAINABLE HOUSING DENSIFICATION IN KILELESHWA: NAIROBI, KENYA PROF. PETER M.NGAU, MR.CHARLES D.KARISA MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
KIAI, SAMUEL KINYUA SUSTAINABLE HOUSING DENSIFICATION IN KILELESHWA: NAIROBI, KENYA PROF. PETER M.NGAU, MR.CHARLES D.KARISA MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
DAVID MATHENGE THE CHALLENGES OF INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING IN URBAN SLUMS CASE STUDY OF KOSOVO, MATHARE 4B, AND GITATHURU SLUMS IN MATHARE VALLEY Mrs. Hellen Nzainga MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
RAPHAEL M. MUTUA THE EFFECT OF PERI-URBAN DEVELOPMENT ON THE LIVELIHOODS OF INDIGENOUS HOUSEHOLDS: THE CASE OF LOWER KIANDANI AREA, MACAHAKOS MUNICIPALITY Dr. Mugo, Fridah MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
ONYANGO BONAVENTURE THE ROLE OF STREETS IN INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS: CASE OF WAPEWAPE STREET IN MUKURU KWA NJENGA, NAIROBI B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KEVIN MAINA MWANGI TOWARDS PLANNING FOR AN EFFICIENT TRANSPORT INTERCHANGE IN THE CITY IN NAIROBI: A Case Study of Nairobi Railway Station B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Alphonce Onyango Oginga Undergraduate Student Accommodation in Public Universities: Challenges and Opportunities: Case of the University of Nairobi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Academic Year: 2013
Student Names Project Title Project Supervisor Degree Programme Project Status
Mark Ewesit Ewoi LAND USE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACTS ON LIVELIHOODS: A CASE STUDY OF KALOKOL DIVISION, TURKANA COUNTY, KENYA B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Academic Year: 2013/2014
Student Names Project Title Project Supervisor Degree Programme Project Status
BWANA NASRA O Implications of public motorized transport on Tehundwn village, Lamu County . Dr. S. Obiero B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
BIWOTT LYDIA J An assessment of solid waste management – Huruma Estate (Johnsaga) Dr. F. Mugo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
OGUTU BRENDA O. An investigation into the access to household energy in slum settlements. Case study of Mathare No.10 Mr. Charles Osengo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KIPKORIR EZEKIEL K. Assessing the provisions of disabled parking spaces Walkings and orientation to buildings. A case of Nairobi Kenyatta Avenue. Mr.James Murimi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUTUKU AUGUSTINE M. Assessment of Provision of Quality Housing in a Rural Trading Centre on the backdrop of Emerging Cities Case Study of Malili Trading Centre. Mr. Charles Karisa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUTHEE ARTHUR G. Contribution of private vehicles to traffic congestion, case of Ngong Road. Mr. Zachariah Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
CHESIRE KEVIN K. Effects of urbanization process on the natural environment: case study Nairobi river between Pumwani road and Kamkunji grounds H. Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
BOIT SHARON JEPNG'ETICH EXAMINATION OF DRAINAGE INADEQUACIES IN GATOPE, MUKURU KWA RUBEN B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
OSAMA WILLIS O. Examining conflicts between road users and hawkers along Ronald Ngala street Mr. Zachariah Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
BOIT SHARON J Examining drainage inadequacies in informal settlements – Gatope village, Mukuru Kwa Ruben Dr. M. Mbathi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
NGUGI JOAN N Examining fire disaster preparedness and mitigation in urban markets. Case of Gikomba Market Mr. Zachariah Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUGAMBI CHARLES M Examining Land Use Conflict Facing Riparian Reserve in Peri-urban: Case Study of Ruaka River Mrs. M. Ngayu B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
GITONGA KELVIN R. Examining the adequateness of commercial services in Utawala Centre Dr. IK. Mwangi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
NGUTHUKU LAWRENCE M. Examining Traffic Congestion Problem: Case Study of Lunga Lunga Mr. Charles Osengo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KARUGA DORCAS W. Examining Urban Informality as a setting for crime the case of Mukuru Kwa Reuben Prof. P. Ngau B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUKANGA PASCAL O. Impact of Informal Activities on Mobility: A Case of Low Income Residential Streets of Pipeline Prof. P. Ngau B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MAINA ERIC W. Impact of poor waste management on micro enterprises survival. A case of Muthurwa market. Mrs. M. Ngayu B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
OMONDI CHRISPINE K. Impacts of build up structures on the road infrastructure in Imara Daima. Mr.James Murimi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
NDELEVA PAUL B. Implication of informal food vending outlets in Nairobi Industrial area, Lunga Lunga road. Mr. Charles Osengo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
ODUWO BILLY O. Implication of informal land uses on Ngong River. Case of Bunyala Road Dr. F. Mugo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
JIMMY EUNICE N Implication of transformation on residential neighbourhoods to commercial centers. Case of California Estate – Eastleigh Charles Dadu Karisa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
OTIENO ISDORA A. Implication of unplanned bus terminus on land use (Kasarani – Mwiki Road) Mr. Zachariah Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUUMBI M. NGAVA. Implications of uncontrolled urban Development in the Lunga Lunga informal settlement along Ngong River. Dr. Musyimi Mbathi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MWANIKI IRENE Mugure Investigating deficiency of child friendly urban spaces in low income neighborhoods: case study of Pipeline Tenements Mrs. Hellen Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MATIY ALDRINE J. Investigating the Planning challenges facing the transport network and parking in Kenyatta Hospital Area. Mr.James Murimi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MAINA LILIAN M Investigating the provision of commercial spaces in low income residential neighbourhoods. Case of Land Mawe. Dr.IK. Mwangi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
OTIENO EVANS. Investigation of planning challenges on open spaces in slums Dr. Musyimi Mbathi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
MUKIAMA JOSEPH M. Non Motorised Transport mobility Challenges in Juja Road (Moi Air Base and Huruma flats) Dr. Romanus Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MULWA AGNES K. Non Motorised Transport-Motorised Transport Conflict Analysis along Githurai’s Kimbo road Mr. Charles Osengo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
OGEYA ELLY O Organization and utilization of space in Kariokor Market. Prof. Elijah Ndegwa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
BOWEN FREDRICK K Pedestrian mobility challenges on Enterprise Road, Industrial Area Nairobi R. Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
OCHIENG MANDELA P Planning and Management Challenges Facing Open Spaces: Case of the Jeevanjee Gardens Mr.Charles Karisa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
ATANDA BENARD O . Planning Assessment of illegal structures in Kayole Estates and Impact. Charles Dadu Karisa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
AWINO REAGAN O Planning Challenges Facing Sanitation Facilities Provision in Nairobi’s St. Backnita Area Mrs Hellen Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
NJUGUNA PETER T. Planning Challenges facing the provision of Public Parking Facilities: A Case Study of Kiambu Town CBD Mr.James Murimi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
MUCHIRI LAWRENCE K Planning requirements in Zimmerman Estate in relation to the new Gatharaini trunk sewers Dr.I.K. Mwangi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
SUYIANKA ROSE W. Potentiality of Reliable Public Transport in reducing Traffic Congestion in upcoming Dense Neighbourhoods: A Case of Kilimani. Dr. Samuel Obiero B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
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
OBARE LYNNE K. Study of space use conflict caused by informal matatu stages; a case study Ngong town Prof. Elijah Ndegwa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed