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.

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Gross FSI

0.7

Net FSI

63

%

Residential Land Area 

1.8

Distance from the City Center ( in Kilometres )

Population of the Precinct ( in thousands )

20.9

Hubli

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

Dwelling Units

4437
Keshwapur

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 )

510

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 )

20.2

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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.

27

Built Area 

73

Un-built Area

25

Area under public use 

%

%

%

AKSHITA PORWAL

Understanding the development and evolution of the city around a 1 sq. km in Keshwapur, in the northeast end of Hubli. Each chapter of this study explains, the key determinants that led to the metamorphosis of the precinct and the city as a whole and the history of the precinct, explains the evolution, considerable development was seen in the precinct due to commercial growth and availability of land. The arterial road plays a significant role in inaccessibility in the precinct and the building development along the National highway and major roads that have influenced the built form in the precinct.

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