Student Projects
Academic Year: 2015/2016
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THUO ISSA Planning Implications on Public Health: Case of Mwiki *** Mr. Zachariah Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
BARAKE BOSIBORI AN INVESTIGATION INTO FACTORS INFLUENCING URBANIZATION AND LAND USE CHANGE PROCESS IN PERI-URBAN CENTRES: A CASE OF NDUMBUINI CENTRE MR. ZACHARIAH MALECHE B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
WAHOME JOSEPH Effects of Human Settlement on Wetlands: A Case study of Limuru’s Kwa Bera Dam Mrs. H. Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
AKUBA ERIC Assessment of Recreational facilities provision in Nairobi’s Lucky Summer Estate Mrs. H. Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
NJEBIU VICTOR Implications of Embu Stadium Location in the CBD to the Surrounding Land uses** Mrs. H. Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
ALEX GITAU NJUGUNA SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN – GITAMBAYA, RUIRU. Prof Ngugi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
BIOR ABIJOK DAVID PLANNING IMPLICATIONS OF LAND USE DEVELOPMENT ON SECURITY IN BONDENI ESTATE, NAKURU COUNTY, KENYA. Prof. Obudho B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Academic Year: 2014/2015
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Ndungu, J. Karanja A Comparative Analysis of Cemeteries in Nairobi Mr. Zachariah Maleche and Dr. M.Mbathi MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Kamau, Hannah Wanjiru Land Use and Management Practices in The Peri-Urban Areas of Kenya, Mutuini Location, Nairobi Prof. Elijah Ndegwa and Dr. S. Obiero MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Sawenja Abigael Lydianne Impact of Neigbouring Activities on Nairobi Arboretum Functionality Prof. Elijah Ndegwa and Mr. Evans Mairura B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Sawenja Abigael Lydianne Impact of Neigbouring Activities on Nairobi Arboretum Functionality Prof. Elijah Ndegwa and Mr. Evans Mairura B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Orangi, Arthur O. Effects of Trunk Traffic Traversing A Medium Sized Town's Club: A Case Study of Migori Town Prof. Elijah Ndegwa and Mr. Zachariah Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Owuor Mathews Ong'ombe Slum Health Facilities Accessibility Challenges: Case Study of Nairobi's Kayole-Soweto Slum Prof. Elijah Ndegwa and Prof. Robert Obudho B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Nyongesa Felician Wanjala Water and Sanitation Provision Challenges in Kayole Estate Prof. G. Ngugi and Mrs Hellen Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Mwaura Mungai Boniface Solid Waste Management Practices in Kawagware Congo Area Prof. George Ngugi and Dr. Fridah Mugo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Academic Year: 2016/2017
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ISHIAVALE PETER Effects of Informal Sector in Planned Residential Neighborhoods on Physical Character Mr.C. Osengo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING)
Muthengi Anita Wanja The Impact of Development Control on Residential Development Property in Kitengela Town. Mrs. Hellen Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
GACHOKI JOAN WATETU Growth and Impact of Informal Sector on Institutions; A case study of University of Nairobi St. Andrew’s- Mamlaka Rd. Prof. E. Ndegwa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Mulupi Eugene Shibonje Contributions of Drainage Conditions to Market Functions. A Case Study of Kariokor Markets Prof. E. Ndegwa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Academic Year: 2013/2014
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OCHIENG MANDELA P Planning and Management Challenges Facing Open Spaces: Case of the Jeevanjee Gardens Mr.Charles Karisa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
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
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
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
OMONDI CHRISPINE K. Impacts of build up structures on the road infrastructure in Imara Daima. Mr.James Murimi 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
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
KABURU KENNEDY M. The implications of EPZ(Athi River) on Residential Development in Kitengela Mrs. M. Ngayu 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
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
NJUNGE PETER M. The challenges facing Community Markets in Service Provision and the planning implications: Case of Murang’a Town’s Kayole Market Prof. Elijah Ndegwa B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL 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
OGEYA ELLY O Organization and utilization of space in Kariokor Market. Prof. Elijah Ndegwa 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
Academic Year: 2012/2013
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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
MWATU ONESMUS KAKOI INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF PERIURBAN AREAS IN KENYA: THE CASE OF ONGATA RONGAI Prof. E. Ndegwa 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
KIAI, SAMUEL KINYUA SUSTAINABLE HOUSING DENSIFICATION IN KILELESHWA: NAIROBI, KENYA PROF. PETER M.NGAU, MR.CHARLES D.KARISA MASTER OF ARTS IN PLANNING completed
Academic Year: 2011/2012
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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Charles Dadu Karisa Swahili Identity In Space and Time: Urban Design Negotiation of a Built Heritage Prof. E.N. Ndegwa DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING ongoing
David Nyika An Analysis of the Implementation of Physical Development Projects in Kenya Prof. E.N. Ndegwa DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING completed
Academic Year: 2010
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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
Academic Year: 2009/2010
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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
Academic Year: 2014
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Romanus Otieno Opiyo The Interaction Between Land Use Transformation and Crime Incidence in Dandora, Nairobi, Kenya Prof. Peter M. Ngau and Prof. Winnie V. Mitullah DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING completed