publication . Doctoral thesis . 2005

A Browning process : The case of Dar es Salaam city

Mng'ong'o, Othmar Simtali;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2005
  • Publisher: KTH, Skolan för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnad (ABE)
  • Country: Sweden
The study is about how green spaces and structures of Dar es Salaam city, quantitatively and qualitatively, are browning out. It also tries to explore the different reasons behind the browning tendency, and what it means to the function of the city and to the daily form of life of the inhabitants. Finally there is a discussion about how to counteract the tendency by involving the inhabitants in planning procedures following the communicative approach to planning. The main investigations have been a) time series mapping of the browning process at city, settlement, block and plot levels; and b) interviews with inhabitants individually and as groups in two settleme...
free text keywords: Social sciences, green plant, green structure, browining process, ecological area, sustainable city, living environment, SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP
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