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|LAND USE||SPACE REQUIREMENTS/DESiGN CRITERIA||AREA (ha)|
|Housing||1,400 dwelling units at a theoretical 30 units/hectare grouped in cells
of 10 units. Densities will vary from 10 u.p.h. to 60 u.p.h.
|Primary schools, school facilities||— 3 Primary school sites per neighbourhood, each 1.6 ha, with nursery 4.8
— 2 Primary schools represent 4 streams of pupils
— 1 Primary school would accommodate a single stream, but would
be combined with a Community Education Centre (CEC); the
assembly hall and basic CEC facilities would be built immediately.
|Sports (included in school
|Sports facilities include:
1 ~- Football/soccer field (grass) 50 x 70 m; north-south orientation
1 — Multi-purpose paved area, containing 2 basketball courts at 20 x
1 — Field sports area, containing broad jump pit — 5 x 20 m; high
jump pit — 5 x 20 m; pole vault pit — 5 x 20 m
1 — Track — included around the periphery of football/soccer field.
|Playground (included in school
|Play space approximately 10 x 30 m unpaved. Contains creative
building area and facilities, which allow for swimming, jumping, sliding
and climbing activities. Shade/sun variations desirable. Water supply
and sand pit essential.
|Garden (Shamba) (Included in
school allocations above)
Site should be approximately 30 x 30 m with good sun orientation.
Requires equipment storage shed, water supply and perhaps security.
|Passive study/sitting areas
(included in school allocation
|Small scale spaces interspersed throughout the school site. Flowering
plants with shade trees desirable along with good ventilation, benches
and quiet sites.
|Nursery school (included in school
|Associated with, or part of primary school. Preferably one per school.
Community facilities included in primary school.
|Clinic||Located in conjunction with primary school.|
|Library||Located in primary school.|
|TANU Branch Office||Included near the CEC.|
|Dukas, including one sub-post
office in a duka
|15-20 dukas on sites throughout the neighbourhood and adjacent to
the CEC. Total floor area 1000 to 1500 m2.
|Smai! workshop, handicrafts and
|Related to the CEC. Approximately 0.4 hectares, including 1,200 m3 of
storage floor area.
|Churches, Mosques||One per neighbourhood at 0.4 ha each. Proper landscape development
and parking to be accommodated on site.
|Bicycle/walkways in linear open
|Safe, convenient routes, interconnecting the entire neighbourhood
Standards variable, depending on site conditions.
|Passive park areas||Park-like, landscaped areas of 2.5 ha per neighbourhood for informal
leisure time pursuits.
|Playing fields||included in primary school allocation.|
— swimming, etc.
— active parks reserv
|Convenient sites related to the primary schools.
2 ha reserve is recommended.
|Local and coiiector roads||Allow||6.4|
|%h Right of way for adjacent major
collector roads and busway
|shambas||in addition to those at the school sites, shambas will be located
outside the neighbourhood, but no allocation is made for these here.
|Total Land Area in Neighbourhood||70.0|
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