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Population Challenges And The Nebulous Architecture Of Abuja, Nigeria: The Problem Of Abuja, Nigeria

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Obiadi Bons N., Nzewi N. U.



Architecture, population, urbanization, development, housing, economy, communities, growth



Abuja has not been considered as a thing in itself because the inhabitants have not perceived the city as a place to live and meet life obligations. The architecture of Abuja has gone through changes from the original interest of the Master Plan of the city. The Abuja urban actors have not worked to create different urban models, using the basic urban elements of enclaves, armature and heterotopia. It has not occurred to them, that, a beautiful and delightful city environment is an oddity, some would say, an impossibility because of the poor implementation of the Abuja Master Plan and the use of nonprofessional in the execution of the principles of the Master Plan. These resulted in slum settlements within the Central City area, inadequacy of housing, a greater population of the inhabitants are without decent places to live and resorted to living in make-shift homes, the architecture of the urban poor, in Abuja.



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