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.

0.6

Gross FSI

1.5

Net FSI

39

%

Residential Land Area 

3

Distance from the City Center ( in Kilometres )

Population of the Precinct ( in thousands )

11.7

Jabalpur

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

Dwelling Units

2330
Madan Mahal

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 )

555

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 )

15.9

17

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.

45

Built Area 

55

Un-built Area

9

Area under public use 

%

%

%

KRITI KHETRAPAL

Jabalpur is the most admired city of Madhya Pradesh and is located on the shores of river Narmada. A bustling city with modern amenities is the home to working-class people with beautiful natural landscapes. Madan Mahal is a residential neighbourhood located in the central part of Jabalpur. The portfolio articulates the research, data collected, overall analysis, and findings of one square kilometer area in Madan Mahal. It is intended for the decision makers and the community in order to have a clear, in depth understanding of the gradual development and outgrowth of the area is explained through the interpretation of its footprint from the past.

PORTFOLIO

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