Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa

Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Cities in Sub-Saharan Africa are unequally confronted with social, economic and environmental challenges, particularly those related with population growth, urban sprawl, and informality. This complex and uneven African urban condition requires an open discussion of past and current urban planning practices and future reforms. Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa gives a broad perspective of the history of urban planning in Sub-Saharan Africa and a critical view of issues, problems, challenges and opportunities confronting urban policy makers. The book examines the rich variety of planning cultures in Africa, offers a unique view on the introduction and development of urban planning in Sub-Saharan Africa, and makes a significant contribution against the tendency to over-generalize Africaa€™s urban problems and Africaa€™s urban planning practices. Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa is written for postgraduate students and advanced undergraduates, researchers, planners and other policy makers in the multidisciplinary field of Urban Planning, in particular for those working in Spatial Planning, Architecture, Geography, and History.He holds BSc (1986) and MSc (1990) in Geography from UniversitAc du QuAcbec An MontrAcal and a PhD in Islamic ... He also studies cultural heritage, tourism, and urban planning in Morocco, and contributed to a multidisciplinary study of theanbsp;...


Title:Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa
Author: Carlos Nunes Silva
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-06-03
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