Understanding The City

Faculty of Planning, Foundation Studio 2020

Ground Reality

Urban Morphology

Public Realm

Examine Floor Space

Mixed Land Use

Urban Water Supply

Connectivity

Equity of Streets

Density

Core & Periphery 

Mid Term Synthesis explores a cross connectivity across all the exercises starting from exercise - 1 to exercise - 7 of the studio. These exercises are mainly focused on the physical aspects of planning.

During this one week long exercise, students from different units exchange their respective unit and work with the exchanged tutor on a specific urban theme. This enable the student to have analytical, cross functional and theme based learning outcome.

Students from different units will be shuffled with other tutors during this week long exercise. 

This enable the students to explore and analyse various urban themes across all the 10 units right from urban morphology, land uses, infrastructure services, street networks and connectivity , ground floor usages, etc.

Income an Consimption

Informality

Public Realm

Metro areas as Labourmarket 

Diversity

Water Sanitation

Transport mobility

delayering Indian cities

Urban Morphology

Housing Choices

Final Synthesis explores a cross connectivity across all the exercises starting from exercise - 1 to exercise - 12 of the studio. These exercises are focused on the physical aspects of planning as well as behavioural and societal in nature. 

During this one week long exercise, students work within their own unit, on a specific urban theme they have chosen.

 This enable the students to explore and analyse various urban themes across all the 10 units right from urban household consumption, informality in Indian cities, labour markets, water and sanitation, housing choice, etc.

Final Synthesis

Mid Term Synthesis