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IJSTR >> Volume 7 - Issue 12, December 2018 Edition

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The Unprofessional Developer In Nigeria: A Case Of Failed Urban Development Laws

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Obiadi, Bons N., Nzewi N. U., Onochie, Aloysius Osita



Unprofessional worker, architecture, urban development, implementation, urban actors, laws



The economic situation of the world and especially, in the developing countries is changing and so is their built environment. We are living in a time, the population of the urban areas in developing countries are growing without substantial balancing measures to accommodate the growth resulting in dilapidations of their infrastructure, social-services and housing inadequacy. The provision of housing is mostly by unqualified developers because their development laws are abused, urban actors inept and politicians manipulate the laws for personal gains. It is the aim of this paper to establish that the developing countries built environment are mostly handled by Unprofessional workers as a result of poor implementation of their urban development laws. The authors adopted content base analysis as such, laid emphasis on qualitative research method that considered previous works on the subject matter. Their urban actors have not properly engaged themselves in solving their built environment problems and that resulted in Unprofessional worker taking undue advantage of the laws.



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