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Neighborhood Unit of 7,000 Population

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.

46.0
Primary schools, school facilities — 3 Primary school sites per neighbourhood, each 1.6 ha, with nursery 4.8 facilities

— 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.

4.8
Sports (included in school

allocations above)

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

30 m

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

allocations above)

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)

Fruit/vegetable area

Flower area

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

above}

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

allocation above)

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.

0.5
Smai! workshop, handicrafts and

service area

Related to the CEC. Approximately 0.4 hectares, including 1,200 m3 of

storage floor area.

0.4
Churches, Mosques One per neighbourhood at 0.4 ha each. Proper landscape development

and parking to be accommodated on site.

0.4
Bicycle/walkways in linear open

space

Safe, convenient routes, interconnecting the entire neighbourhood

Standards variable, depending on site conditions.

2.0
Passive park areas Park-like, landscaped areas of 2.5 ha per neighbourhood for informal

leisure time pursuits.

2.5
Playing fields included in primary school allocation.  
Sports clubs:

— tennis

— swimming, etc.

— lawn

— active parks reserv

Convenient sites related to the primary schools.

2 ha reserve is recommended.

2.0
Local and coiiector roads Allow 6.4
%h Right of way for adjacent major

collector roads and busway

Allow 5.0
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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