publication . Doctoral thesis . 2009

Homeowner's Architectural Responses to Crime in Dar Es Salaan : Its impacts and implications to urban architecture, urban design and urban management

Bulamile, Ludigija Boniface;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: KTH, Samhällsplanering och miljö
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
HTML clipboardThis study is about Homeowner’s architectural responses to crime in Dar es Salaam Tanzania: its impacts and implications to urban architecture, urban design and urban management. The study explores and examines the processes through which homeowners respond to crimes of burglary, home robbery and fear of it using architectural or physical elements. The processes are explored and examined using case study methodology in three cases in Dar es Salaam. The cases are residential areas of Mikocheni B, Ilala Kasulu and Chang’ombe Housing. The findings from the three cases are compared and the common findings are illuminated and discussed using criminology...
Subjects
free text keywords: crime, fear of crime, crime prevention, privacy, security/safety, architecture, urban planning and design, urban management
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7.33. A new perimeter wall around part of the NHC row houses

7.34. A perimeter wall fence surrounding NHC offices in Chang'ombe 8.1. Part plan of Ilala Kasulu showing 4 blocks between Chunya and Lindi Streets in 1920s 8.2. Part plan of Ilala Kasulu showing how it has been built in 2005 8.3. Part plan of Chang'ombe Housing Area as planned in 1950s

8.4. Aerial View of part of Chang'ombe Housing as seen in 2005

8.5. A 6-room Swahili House extended to become 8-room house

8.6. Part plan of Mikocheni B as planned in 1974

8.7. Aerial view of part of Mikocheni B as seen in 2005

8.8. Perimeters wall fences initially designed to allow view now sealed to obstruct view 8.9. Perimeters wall fences initially designed to allow view now sealed to obstruct view 8.10. A newly built high perimeter wall fence in Chang'ombe Housing Area 8.11. Summary of homeowner' responses from Mikocheni B and Chang'ombe Housing Area 8.12. Summary of homeowner' responses from Ilala Kasulu

8.13 - 8.19 Types of perimeter wall fences

8.20 A house in Chang'ombe with a barricaded verandah for security and privacy 9.1. Summary of issues emerging from the 3 cases (Mikocheni B, Ilala Kasulu and Chang'ombe) 9.2. A wall fence enclosing an un-built plot

9.3. A photo showing a house whose ventilation has been affected by wall fence, necessitating the use of air condition

9.4. A Street with rubbish left in it unattended

9.5. A Street encroached by walls

9.6 Houses with openings overlooking into streets

9.7. Houses with openings overlooking into streets

9.8. Manyoni Street with houses facing the streets having short wall fences that allow view of the street

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