The Lagos Journal of Environmental Studies is a bi-annual journal published by the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos since 1997. The journal is a veritable platform for disseminating dependable and timely information emanating from original research on the African construction industry, environmental issues, development studies and related fields. Manuscripts are invited from researchers and others working in the fields of architecture, building, construction management, sustainable construction, real estate valuation, environmental management, geospatial analysis, quantity surveying, and urban and regional planning as well as allied professions and disciplines.