Date of Submission

Spring 4-4-2018

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Architecture

Department

Architecture

Primary Advisor

Professor Ameen Farooq

Abstract

Culture in Nigeria is an important part of the family. Today, Nigerians live in uncontrollable amounts of waste. By examining models from Denmark and the United States, spatial organization, landscape, infrastructure, and materiality point to create a new container for the future of Lagos. The amount of waste contained at Olusosen landfill, is forty percent of Nigerian who live in Lagos. Research has projected that the population of Lagos would grow over the next thirty years to eighteen- million people, this means more waste.

This thesis aims to show how a city container will be a part of social engagement and practice, for a better Lagos. This thesis is to raise awareness to the public for Nigerians to get engaged in the city agora to raise awareness of the community. To Introduce a new type of container space along with waste management that responds to the need for waste treatment and as an alternate source of energy within the context of Lagos. The program of this operates as a museum that contains public spaces for Nigerians to begin to learn by the daily operations of Nigerians in Lagos.

Comments

I would like to thank the Department of Architecture at Kennesaw State University for the education I received.

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