The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Lagos State Chapter, has called on government at both State and Federal level to pay more attention to physical planning as it is the bedrock of any meaningful physical and economic development of a community, city, or nation.
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Town planning has been defined as the art and science of ordering the use of land and communication routes so as to achieve optimum safety, economy, security, aesthetics and social benefits for mankind.
Physical Planning is concerned with the design, growth and management of the physical environment in accordance with pre-determined and agreed policies, whereby balanced social and economic objectives may be achieved.
Barnabas Atiyaye is the Managing Director of Envicons Team Consultants Limited, a town planning firm based in Abuja. In this interview with Daily Trust, he speaks on how government can reduce slums without necessarily demolishing structures.
REPORTS FROM THE 2017 NITP CONFERENCE/ AGM BAYELSA 2017 DAY 3 The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners 48th Annual Conference/General Meeting continues on Wednesday 29th with a Breakfast meeting with the National President Tpl Luka Achi fnitp. The meeting have in attendance National Executive Members, TOPREC leadership and Past Presidents of NITP and TOPREC. Issues […]
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Overview Planning has been described in an NITP sticker as “bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it.” If this is true, then we as planners in country and especially those charged with managing the development of Abuja, our Federal Capital have not heeded the advice. This paper’s title, […]