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EFFECT OF CLIMATE CHANGE (FLOOD) ON HOUSING FOR THE URBAN POOR IN ILAJESOMOLU LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Abstract This study was on effect of climate change (flood) on housing for the urban poor. Ilajesomolu Local government. Three objectives were raised which included: To find out the causes of flood on housing for the urban poor in Ilajesomolu local government, to find effect of flood on housing for the urban poor in Ilajesomolu local government and to find solution to flooding in urban poor in Ilajesomolu local government. ...

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ASSESSMENT OF THE APPLICATION OF TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION IN ABUJA, NIGERIA

Abstract The study is about assessment of the application of total Quality Management in Building Maintenance Operations. The research was birthed as a result of concern about the state of neglect which most public and private buildings are subjected to, those few maintained are also not effective in performance as a result of wrong approach, the study thus present systematic approach  through which quality of maintenance operations being carried out ...

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THE EFFECT OF RISING COST OF BUILDING MATERIALS ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT

Abstract Building materials played an important role in the Property development. It includes those materials put together in erecting or constructing structures, development is not conceivable without their use. The cost of building materials poses a significant threat to both the construction industry and people aspiring to own houses and that many projects were not completed on time due to the cost of materials, which have been on the increase. ...

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THE EFFECT OF DELAY AND DISTRUPTION ON THE COST OF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

ABSTRACT  This project is purposely for determining the effects of delay and disruption on the cost of building construction project in Nigeria, ascertaining the cost, which aim at x-raying unnecessary delay and disruption in the normal processes of procuring and prosecuting building and civil engineering construction work at both pre-contract and post contract stages of construction. The factors that usually call for these delay and disruption in construction projects of ...

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDING IN EKITI STATE, NIGERIA

Abstract This study was on energy efficiency of residential building in Ekiti state. Three objectives were raised which included: To evaluating energy efficiency and behavioural patterns by various kinds of a residential building in Ekiti State, to examine the energy efficiency and behavioural pattern of households by examining the metering system used in various residential building types in Ekiti state and to identify the energy-intensive behaviour in residential buildings in ...

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CAPACITY BUILDING AND EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE IN CIVIL SERVICE OF NIGERIA

Abstract This study was on Capacity Building and Employee Performance in Civil Service of Nigeria. Three objectives were raised which included: Find out the influence of capacity building on civil servant performance, Find out the challenges militating against capacity building in the Public sector and What are the benefits and prospects of capacity building on organizational Performance. A total of 77 responses were received and validated from the enrolled participants ...

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BUILDING FAILURE AND COLLAPSE IN NIGERIA

Abstract This study was on building failure and collapse in Nigeria. Jerac Construction Company, Emene, Enugu Nigeria as a case study.  Three objectives were raised which included: To find out the causes and failure of building collapse in Nigeria, to ascertain the components prone for building failure and collapse in Nigeria and to suggest solutions to building failure and collapse in Nigeria. A total of 77 responses were received and ...

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ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS AFFECTING CONTRACTORS TENDER FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Companies must have the capability to deal with various tendering situations successfully in today‚Äüs highly competitive construction market. The first step that the companies need to consider is whether to tender or not to tender when they received a tender invitation. The contractors‚Äü decision is affected by various factors and influences. This decision is highly reliant to the specific project and the macro environment. It is difficult to make ...

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A QUALITY ANALYSIS OF THE THICKNESS OF PART AND CORRUGATED ASBETES ROOFING SHEETS

ABSTRACT This project work is designed to give an insight into the application of statistical quality control in the building products industries in order to help manufacturers understand the importance of applying statistical techniques in controlling quality products.  In addition to make consumers have faith in standard quality of products they buy. It must also be remembered that goods are competitive, for producers to excel in the competitive market; their ...

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EFFECTS OF ROOFING SHEETS ON HARVESTED WATER RUN OFF

ABSTRACT Harvested water run-off from five different houses with stone coated roof were sampled in Ichida, Anambra state for the effect of the roof on the harvested water. The pH and metal content of the harvested water run-off were analyzed. The result of the analysis where compared with the World Health Organization standard. The results showed that the pH ranged from 6.4 ¬≠‚Äď 7.2 and the concentration of the heavy ...

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CHALLENGES OF LOW COST HOUSING DELIVERY IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The world of building Industry is very wide and reaches which covers all areas like production, Building maintenance, project management, project monitoring and evaluation, facilities and viability studies and building surveying etc.  and there is room in its for every person who want to learn, experience and practices to see above all how to provide good shelter for the good of humanity and the occupants of that house. The field ...

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MAKURDI AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDING

INTRODUCTION The subject of airport passenger terminal building must involve a discussion of transportation. Transportation has remained one of the most vital factors that influence the development of a nation. The credibility of this statement has been proven over the centuries, that if one decides to take a critical look at earlier civilizations, from the time of early Egyptian civilization to the current civilized world, one will discover that many ...

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RESIDENTIAL BUILDING COLLAPSE IN NIGERIA: CAUSES, EFFECTS AND SOLUTIONS

Abstract Buildings are meant to provide conveniences and shelter to the people, but the same building can pose as a danger-trap to the same people. Building failure occurs when there is a defect in one or more elements of the building caused by inability of the material making up the components of such building elements to perform its original function effectively, which may finally lead to building collapse. This study ...

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ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN THE EXECUTION OF PUBLIC SECTOR HOUSING PROJECTS IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Housing (Shelter) is unarguably one of the basic necessities of man. It used to be ranked second after food in the hierarchy of man’s needs but according to Ebie (2009) it is the first and most important of all rights. According to him, because of the importance attached to housing and coupled with the fact that housing in all its ramifications is ...

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ASSESSMENT OR CONTROLLING OF DAMPNESS IN EXISTING BUILDING IN NIGERIA

TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE 1.0    Introduction 1.1    Background of the study 1.2    Statement of the problem 1.3    Objectives of the study 1.4    Significance of the study 1.5    Scope and Limitations of the study 1.6    Assumptions of the study 1.7    Formulation of Hypothesis 1.8    Definition of Terms CHAPTER TWO 2.0    Review of Related Literature 2.1    Conceptual review 2.2    Theoretical review 2.3    Empirical review CHAPTER THREE 3.0    Design and Methodology 3.1    Primary Sources of Data 3.1.1 Personal/Oral Interview 3.1.2 Questionnaire Method 3.2    Secondary ...

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THE ROLE OF DRY CONSTRUCTION IN ENSURING AFFORDABLE HOUSES IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT With the demand for housing in Nigeria growing at a geometric rate while housing provision is at arithmetic rate, there is obvious need to evolve a more practical method of achieving mass housing development in the country. Dry construction presents an excellent opportunity to government at all levels and the primary mortgage institutions to guarantee speedy provision of mass and affordable housing in Nigeria. This technology will provide for ...

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STRUCTURAL REINFORCEMENT DETAILING OF A SINGLE STOREY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

PREFACE This is presentation of information on the detailing of structural members in Buildings. Structural detailing is a branch of structural work that transposes the ideal or works of a Structural Engineer in working drawings for easy utilization in the building construction works. Working drawing are produced by an architect and a structural Engineer for easy use by a contractors. The processes of detailing put n place was in conjunction ...

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RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY INVESTMENT AND ITS ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS

ABSTRACT This dissertation is model that examine residential property investment in Osun State and its associated problems. The main objective of the dissertation is to examine the means of satisfying additional housing unit requirement in Osun State, particularly Osogbo. The methodology that was adopted or employed in gathering information was the questionnaire method, through which necessary information were collected. This project work was based on the residential property investment in ...

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AN INVESTIGATION INTO QUALITY OF AGGREGATE IN ROAD CONSTRUCTION

ABSTRACT The current extensive use of low quality aggregate in Nigerian road for engineering applications is of concern because they appear to be a level of ignorance surrounding their existing properties and implications. This project was conceived for the purpose of comparing the crushed aggregate and one sample each was obtained from different locations and transported to ministry of works laboratory Enugu, Enugu State. These aggregate samples were tested. It ...

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THE IMPACT OF PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS ON CONSTRUCTION COST AND DELIVERY

ABSTRACT The study to examine procurement systems and it impact on cost management and delivery, the study has the following objectives,to identify various procurement systems commonly used by quantity surveyors in Owerri, to examine challenges encountered when employing various procurement systems for construction projects and to examine the impact of procurement systems on construction cost. Concerning methodology for this study, data was obtained from primary source that is standardized structured ...

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