Land-use map describes the existing purpose each plot of land serves and the location, distribution and total area of different land uses at the precinct level.
Floor space index (FSI) is an indicator of built density and expressed as the ratio of floor space (Built-up) to the plot area.
Residential Land Area
Distance from the City Center ( in Kilometres )
Population of the Precinct ( in thousands )
The selected site is 1 square kilometer in area and the results below are for this selected site.
Evolution of the precinct from 2000s
Block perimeter is a parameter used to assess the connectivity and accessibility for pedestrian users.
It is a predictor for walking activity.
Average block perimeter ( in meters )
Road Hierarchy is the classification of roads in terms of its functions and capacity. Higher the road hierarchy prioritizes mobility over accessibility.
Area under Roads
Street Density ( kms/sq.km )
A figure-ground diagram illustrates the relationship between built and open space in precincts. Open spaces such as streets, parks, natural features and plazas are represented by white, while black indicates buildings.
Nolli's map is utilized as a method to identify different types of public realm in students’ precincts.The map is then used to also analyze the degree of ‘public-ness’ basis access restrictions pertaining to gender, time, age and cost.
Area under public use
SHARMA POOJA MAHESH
The portfolio encompasses a study of 1 sq. km area of Borivali located in the northern part of Mumbai city. The primary aim of the study is to understand the history of the precinct and the various factors and events that led to the current scenario. Borivali being one of the most important junctions has experienced the transformation from only residential typology to mixed use built form.. This has impacted the socio-demographic, connectivity among the cities and more job opportunities in the city thereby increasing the migration of people. The precinct is also an outcome of the urban sprawl which has led to more holistic development in many parameters of urbanisation.