Fred Nkubito

Master of Science Global-Urban Development and Planning

 

Contact

DLGS, ABS Haus 116, August-Bebel-Str. 30, room 07-009

Email: f.nkubitoioer@dlgs.ioer.de
Phone: +49 (0)351 463 42348
Fax: +49 (0)351 4679 212 

DLGS 8 (2018-2020)

 

 

Doctoral Thesis

Working Title:
Zoning regulations effects on low-cost housing development: A case study of Kigali city, Rwanda.

Supervisor:
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Bernhard Müller, Technische Universität Dresden

Abstract:
Despite many benefits, literature describes zoning as exclusionary regarding the affordability of housing for low-income households. The objective of this research is to examine the effects of zoning regulations on low-cost housing development in Kigali city. This study will employ a triangulation research methodology: a review of zoning regulations, empirical case study investigation through questionnaire and semi-structured interviews. Results will contribute to making zoning more responsive to the housing needs of the urban poor.

Key words: Zoning, urban planning, low-cost housing, urban poor, Kigali city

CV

Education

Since 03/2018
Doctoral student at TU Dresden, Faculty of Environmental Sciences
09/2015-12/2016
Studies in Global Urban Development and Planning, University of Manchester
Academic degree: Master of Science
01/2010-09/2013
Studies in Real Estate Management and Valuation, Kigali Institute of Science and Technology
Academic degree: Bachelor of Science

Experience

05/2017-02/2018
Assistant Lecturer, School of Architecture and Built-environment/University of Rwanda
10/2016-01/2018
Data Manager, study on understanding the dynamics in unplanned settlements in Kigali city by Laterite and IGC (International Growth Center)
10/2013-04/2017
Teaching Assistant, School of Architecture and Built-environment/University of Rwanda
05/2013-09/2014
Administrative and program Assistant, Tulane International, LLC

Awards

03/2018
Scholarship award to undertake doctoral studies at TU Dresden by Dresden Leibniz Graduate School (DLGS)
05/2015
Equity and Merit Scholarship award to undertake master’s studies by the University of Manchester
08/2009
Scholarship award to undertake undergraduate studies by Generation Rwanda Inc.