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
MINAL HARISH SHETTY
The city considered for this study is Mangalore which is located in the coastal region of Karanataka and due to its geographical location it is also known as the port city. In this portfolio an attempt has been made to understand the choices available in the city of Mangalore for its people. Further in the study the nuances captured as part of foundation studio to understand the city structure, the built form and infrastructure and it's overall impact on market price and understand as to how the character of the city helps in creating a safer environment. The overall study will help me conclude if the city is affordable for people to live and if it is safer for its people to live in.