Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017

  • Spatial Variations and Planning Implications of Urban Crimes in the Bamenda Metropolis of Cameroon

    Jude Ndzifon Kimengsi, Isofa Ndam

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 89-98
    Received: 6 September 2017
    Accepted: 26 September 2017
    Published: 8 November 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.larp.20170204.11
    Abstract: Rapid urban growth is characteristic of many cities in Sub-Saharan Africa. In the midst of such growth, insecurity and crimes represent a major emerging issue in these urban centres where the fear of crime and violence persists. The case of Bamenda, a primate city in Cameroon comes to mind. Uncontrolled urban growth has created breeding grounds for... Show More
  • An Analysis on Influencing Factors of Rural Housing and Settlement Pattern in Rajshahi, Bangladesh

    Lamia Ferdous, Abdulla-Al Kafy, Akanda Md. Raihan Gafur, Md. Abdul Wakil

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 99-109
    Received: 26 July 2017
    Accepted: 13 October 2017
    Published: 22 November 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.larp.20170204.12
    Abstract: Bangladesh is a country with natural resources though it is the densely populated country having numerous numbers of villages and in which 93.51% of the total areas are comprised of rural areas. In rural settlements, the fundamental changes are authentically an outcome of the transformation of urbanization and various factors are associated with th... Show More
  • Sustainable Urban Freight Distribution: The Case of Piraeus Port-City

    Afroditi Anagnostopoulou, Maria Poulou

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 110-116
    Received: 30 October 2017
    Accepted: 14 November 2017
    Published: 20 December 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.larp.20170204.13
    Abstract: In port cities, there are often severe transport and urban freight mobility issues associated with the port operations since ports and their surrounding urban areas are struggling with the ever-increasing flow of trucks, accommodating both through and intra-city cargo movement. This paper aims to present how urban freight distribution measures can ... Show More