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DESIGNING HIGH RISE HOUSING FOR LAGOS, NIGERIA WITH FOCUS ON SUSTAINABLE BUILDING SERVICES

Alabi, Joseph Temitope (2017) DESIGNING HIGH RISE HOUSING FOR LAGOS, NIGERIA WITH FOCUS ON SUSTAINABLE BUILDING SERVICES. Masters thesis, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria..

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Abstract

A shelter protects from sun, insect, rain, and wind, and snow, hot or cold temperature and gives you a feeling of wellbeing as well as helps you maintain your will to survive. Urbanization maybe a precursor for development and has been identified as one of the factors with profound effects on the demand for housing which rapidly causes degradation of the environment due to non-proper planning of waste discharged and amenities needed. The aim of the thesis is to create a functional High rise Apartment Building with well laid out building services in order to reduce problem of Housing in Lagos and also create a safe and secure environment. The research method used for this dissertation was mainly Qualitative using case study approach which employed the use of detailed observation, photographs, sketches and interview guide for key informant. Building services includes all of the environmental systems that make an edifice accessible such as ventilation, air conditioning, heating and lighting. It also embraces the supply and distribution of water, electricity and communications; the provision of fire detection and fighting equipment as well as lifts and escalators. For sustainable operations of buildings, energy- efficient systems for heating, cooling, ventilation and the supply of power

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Art
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2017 14:15
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2017 14:15
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/9747

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