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
Faras is located in the northern part of Nagpur city. Nag River flows throughout the city of Nagpur, thus providing the etymology for the name. River Pioli which is the left bank tributary of Nag river stretches along the precinct with major highway NH-69 passing through it. Faras has seen transformation from a neighborhood lying in the periphery of the city to a developed area gradually. The area has developed due to the demand driven growth in the city which led to the rise of residential infrastructure and dominance of residential typology in the area over the years. It still has more scope for development as it is well connected to other parts of the city and provides quality of life to the people.