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Urban land use, planning and historical theories: An overview of Kano Metropolis

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The paper synthesis the current problems and suggest prospects solution in planning and development of Urban Land uses, in Kano Metropolis. It similarly presents the historical theories of urban land design and its development with a comparative analysis within Kano Metropolis visa-vise to the concept of city traditional patterns in (3) distinct regions in Nigeria and related it to modern concepts of city patterns. Similarly it reflects on the ideal of modern garden city movement approach, the satellite towns concepts were presented and recommended for scrutiny and implementation to improve the standard of our environment as well it reflection to modern time as social responsibility to all stakeholders in the planning and development of urban environment.
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118
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257-264
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  • Department of Architecture, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Nigeria
  • Department of Architecture, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Nigeria
  • Department of Geography, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Nigeria
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