Public affective appraisal for urban design of the CBD of Nairobi


  • Francis M. Mburu



Urban design, Nairobi


Mr Mburu , an architect and town planner, is a graduate of the University of Nairobi - with additional studies at the University of Auckland, New Zealand - where his research focused mainly on the"Influence of Physical Setting on Behaviour of Mentally Retarded Children" and "Planning for Pedestrians in the Central Business District (CBD) of Nairobi." He is currently Lecturer, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Nairobi, where he has conducted research on projects such as "Modern Architecture in East Africa," "Urban Continuity and Change - A Case of Pre-industrial Towns on the East Coast of Africa" and "Traditional Architecture in Kenya. " The author has also been involved in practice, specifically on the design and supervision of institutional, housing, mixed-use buildings, recreational, cultural and health projects. Mr Mburu is a member of the World Society for Ekistics (WSE). The text that follows was distributed to participants at the WSE Symposion "Defining Success of the City in the 21st Century," Berlin, 24-28 October, 2001.



How to Cite

Mburu, F. M. (2002). Public affective appraisal for urban design of the CBD of Nairobi. Ekistics and The New Habitat, 69(415-417), p. 290.