Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017

  • Urban Indicators in the Metropolitan Area of Pachuca, Hidalgo

    Sergio Gabriel Ceballos Pérez

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 1-12
    Received: 20 December 2016
    Accepted: 3 January 2017
    Published: 23 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.larp.20170201.11
    Abstract: The Metropolitan Area of Pachuca (MAP) is located very close to the Metropolitan Zone of the Valley of Mexico (ZMVM), which occupies a space of 7954 km2 divided in 76 municipalities, with a population close to 20 million people, according to with official estimates, in fact the projections within a period of no more than 10 years, say the ZMVM will... Show More
  • Replacement of Natural Sand by Crushed Sand in the Concrete

    Rameshwar S. Ingalkar, Shrikant M. Harle

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 13-22
    Received: 20 December 2016
    Accepted: 30 December 2016
    Published: 25 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.larp.20170201.12
    Abstract: Nowadays it is very important to make the concrete economical. Therefore the present work has initiated to make the concrete economical by replacing the natural sand by crushed sand in the concrete. From our study it is concluded that different Crushed sand gives different results for compressive strength depending on different quarries and from st... Show More
  • A Study on History of Early Modern Town Planning of Banjul

    Ebrima A. Kolley, Wang Xiao, Peng Kai

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 23-28
    Received: 3 January 2017
    Accepted: 16 January 2017
    Published: 10 February 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.larp.20170201.13
    Abstract: From a military fort to a city by the British for the resolution of building a military fort for the clampdown of the slave trade, the modern urbanization of Banjul is a self-determination course beneath the inspiration of British Town Planning Theory. This paper discusses briefly the historic progress of physical planning development scene in Banj... Show More
  • The Mean Performance of Different Bread Wheat (Triticum Aestivum. L) Genotypes in Gurage Zone, Ethiopia

    Kifle Zerga, Firew Mekbib, Tadesse Dessalegn

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 29-35
    Received: 8 September 2016
    Accepted: 7 October 2016
    Published: 16 February 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.larp.20170201.14
    Abstract: In Ethiopia, a number of improved bread wheat (Triticumaestivum L.) varieties have been released by different research centers inorder to see the adaptability and performance of different bread wheat genotypes. However nothing has been done at Gurage Zone and therefore a total of twenty five bread wheat (Triticumaestivum L.) genotypes were evaluate... Show More
  • Modern Geo-ecological Conditions and Terrain Transformation of Tbilisi (Georgia)

    Lela Gadrani, George Gaprindashvili

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 36-42
    Received: 8 January 2017
    Accepted: 25 January 2017
    Published: 21 February 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.larp.20170201.15
    Abstract: Throughout the course of history (especially since the late 1900s) the development of Tbilisi as the capital city, demanded a high level of urbanization. This ever-increasing demand was met with the erection of new dwellings, social hubs (e.g. parks) and infrastructural projects. Riverbeds were diverted in order to clear way for new transportation ... Show More