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Author Pastore, Maria Chiara, 1980-

Title Re-Interpreting the Relationship Between Water and Urban Planning : The Case of Dar Es Salaam
Published Florence : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (193 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 1 Introduction; The rationale of the book; The rise of urban areas; The global importance of water and sanitation; The uneasy relation between water and planning; Reconsidering the relation between water and planning in Africa; Research methodology and chapter organization; 2 Water, sanitation and the African urban world; The relation between water and the contemporary African city: the urban challenge; The African urban context; The state of infrastructure; Health and sanitary conditions; The complexity of the management system; Remarks
3 Can we describe a city from the water perspective? Dar es Salaam, TanzaniaApproaching Dar es Salaam; The fragmentation of the management system; Multiple infrastructure systems in the city; The health conditions of the city; Water challenges of a growing metropolis; 4 Fragmented water spaces: an urban catalogue; Water spaces: a geography of different places; Tambukareli: how to tackle informal settlements without water -- the CIUP experience and its relation to water provision and discharge
Kariakoo: urban transformations within the city centre -- the process of building replacement and its effects on the conventional water systemHanna Nassif: upgrading and informality in proximity to a river bed; Kimara: peri-urban areas and the complexity of distant facilities; Kigamboni: new urbanities -- the exploitation of water resources in chasing a dream; Consideration of the relation between settlements and water implementation strategies; 5 Master planning in Dar es Salaam and its relation to the water system: an historical perspective
The "Redevelopment Plans" for the city: dealing with the city's growth in the consolidated built environmentThe expansion of Bagamoyo Port and the waterfront project: the Tanzanian Ports Authority's new plans; The "Msimbazi River Valley" project: the need for green and blue infrastructure systems in the city; The "Dar es Salaam Rapid Transport" project: a revolution in the urban transport system; Remarks; 7 The future of Dar es Salaam: initial review of the new master plan, 2012-2032; The new master plan for the city of Dar es Salaam; The growth challenge; The environmental challenge
The planned water network and urban development policiesEarly settlement history; 1949 master plan: colonial status quo and sanitation syndrome; 1968 master plan: faith in technology; 1979 master plan: the utopia in the expenditure; Remarks; 6 The city between the two master plans (1979-2015); Thirty years of projects and plans; The Sustainable Dar es Salaam Project: an environmental and strategic planning approach; The Community Infrastructure Upgrading Programme: a main effort towards the improvement of the informal settlements; Planning the urban growth
Notes Description based upon print version of record
The coordination challenge
Subject City planning -- Tanzania -- Dar es Salaam.
Sanitation -- Tanzania -- Dar es Salaam.
Water resources development -- Tanzania -- Dar es Salaam.
Water-supply -- Tanzania -- Dar es Salaam.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 131722941X