Understanding The City

Faculty of Planning, Foundation Studio 2020

Urban Land 

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.

0.5

Gross FSI

0.8

Net FSI

28

%

Residential Land Area 

0

Distance from the City Center ( in Kilometres )

Population of the Precinct ( in thousands )

8.9

Shahada

The selected site is 1 square kilometer in area and the results below are for this selected site.

Dwelling Units

1715
Gokul Nagar

Evolution of the precinct from 2000s

Road Networks 

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 )

361

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 )

28.1

20

Public Space

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.

29

Built Area 

71

Un-built Area

28

Area under public use 

%

%

%

PATIL KARAN ASHOK

Shahada, small town in north-western Maharashtra on boundary where three states shares its boundaries, which is under urbanization as surrounded with agriculture around the town and around 25 % city working population of town involved under agriculture sector, with population of 61,376 and a spatial extent of just 2.4 until 216, how this factors help to develop Gokul Nagar a precinct in city as backbone of city economy as all job opportunities are provided by Gokul Nagar to the city and how this economic characteristics of Gokul Nagar impact on development aspects of area and on the city also.

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