Determined to contribute towards the nation’s economic growth, the Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON) and experts have canvassed the development of a new business model among its folds.
When the President of the Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON), Niyi Odetoye, left home on June 17, 2021, no one had the premonition he was bidding his wife and children farewell.
It was an unplanned journey that should have lasted for a few minutes but ended up being the last for Niyi Odetoye, President of the Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON).
To enhance capabilities of practitioners, the Town Planners Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON) has implored members to equip themselves with relevant skills in project procurement across the country.
Town planners have been advised to use their services and professionalism to curb uncoordinated development in the cities.
26 Oct 2020
To ensure affordable housing, experts have called for comprehensive and collaborative efforts by all stakeholders in the built environment.
13 Apr 2020
With the lockdown lasting until at least April 14 — and probably longer. Many built environment professionals have had their lives upended because they are sequestered at home or, if they can still go into work, they cannot collaborate in person with colleagues.
23 Mar 2020
Poised to prepare a model city plan for Lagos Island that will address some of the negative effects of growth and development in the area, the Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development..
23 Mar 2020
To avert further urban shocks and disasters, housing professionals have advised the Federal and State governments to design action plans aimed at effectively curbing haphazard development in areas proximal to right of way and setbacks.
25 Nov 2019
To make the cities more livable, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) and other professionals have restated the need for government at all levels to develop urban development innovations
28 Oct 2019
The very first major challenge we have, is that over the years, Nigerian cities have grown haphazardly without planning. In actual fact, planning supposed to come before development but in our case, it is after you have a development that authorities think of putting in place a plan.