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Total Urban Area Requirements for 350,000 Population

LAND USE SPACE REQUIREMENTS/DESIGN CRITERIA AREA (ha)
Residential -— 10 complete, new residential communities at 325 ha average

— Existing town of Dodoma plus immediately surrounding new

residential areas, which do not form complete residential communities,

due to the characteristics of the site and existing development.

— Total residential area including existing development

neighbourhoods and C Centres.

3655

923

4578

3 B Centres — Land area, including industrial land 515
TANU National Headquarters and

Parliament Buildings

Special building complex being the central focus of the nation on a

high bluff on Chimwaga

30
Government ministry buildings Ministry buildings and related institutions, mainly concentrated along

the busway, north of the Iseni ridge.

60
TANU Regional Offices These are buildings of prominence and will be located close to the

other government buildings and within their space allocation of 60 ha

shown above.

 
Unforeseen government and

institutional

Land reserved for possible future government and institutional uses, in

addition to current projections.

55
Police Headquarters A site of 5 ha is considered adequate for this facility, as the Field

Force Unit and other police stations are located elsewhere.

5
High Court A prominent site of 4 ha was allowed. 4
President's Residence A dignified site, with large grounds and quiet character close to the

hills is required; alternative sites have been shown on the Master Plan.

The final site will be selected in consultation with the Government and

the President. Space allocation should be generous.

10
Embassies/Consulates and

diplomatic residential areas

Chancelleries, requiring an area of 50 ha, are dispersed throughout

several neighbourhoods. Office space related to embassies and

consulates may be located in parastatal offices in the A Centre,

referred to below.

50
University

Mineral Research Centre

National Scientific Research

Council

Ail these functions are combined on a major educational site, with

access to the busway, major roads and adjacent to the botanical

garden, east of Itega. No educational institute should be located close

to diplomatic areas.

160
Technical College A separate site close to imagi hill has been allocated. 25
Military Academy A prominent site is required with adequate grounds for parades. 50
Major Hospitais Located at a quiet central site with excellent access. 40
International School A high school for the diplomatic community on a 6 ha site, which

should be close to public transit.

6
Central recreation and institutional

space

— Saba-Saba Grounds, say

— International Exhibition Grounds, including sports facilities and

national stadium, say

— Commemorative park, including a national monument, say

— National Cemetery, say

80

60

45

25

National Capita! Centre or

A Centre

— Transportation Terminals for:

— rail

— busway

— regional buses

— Retail, storage and other commercial

— Parastatal offices

— Hotels and entertainment

— Postal and telecommunications facilities

— International conference centre

— People's Square — civic/ceremoniai space

— Grand Mali — with fountains and other water elements

— Open spaces, squares, etc.

— Total land area for the A Centre, including road, say

4.5

1.5

1.5

23.4

8.4

10.5

4

8

6

8

12

88

Municipal services, storage and

garages

Reservoirs, water supply and water pumping stations, plants,

transformer stations, hydro right-of-way, public works yards, storage,

tree and plant nursery, equipment repair, etc.

30
Arterial roads, parkways, railway

rights-of-way in the urban area

Approximate total length of 50 km with an average width of 40 m,

excluding roads in the residential communities and industrial areas.

200
Maintenance and miscellaneous

open space

Reserves for buffer planting to screen unattractive views and other

smal! open areas for miscellaneous public uses.

30
  Totaf Land area for ail urban purposes in the Capita! City, except the

major open space areas between communities.

6146ha
     



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