IMPLICATIONS OF CHANGING LAND USES ON PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT IN CALABAR MUNICIPALITY, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA

  Abstract The rapid rate of changing land use in urban areas has reached alarming proportions. The changes are observable along major transport routes particularly within the central business districts (CBD). The aim of this study was to assess the attendant problems as well as implications of changing land uses on physical environment in Calabar […]

PROPERTY-USE CONVERSION IN LAGOS METROPOLIS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE VACILLATING REGULATORY APPROACHES OF THE PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

Abstract The lopsided focus of research on metropolitan housing deficit, which preponderantly neglects the import of use-conversion of properties in the assessment of the problem, motivated this paper. Primarily, it analyzes the inter-use dynamics of the housing-stock in metropolitan Lagos, Nigeria, employing the field-survey method to draw out random samples of buildings from streets that […]