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

1.3

Net FSI

32

%

Residential Land Area 

9

Distance from the City Center ( in Kilometres )

Population of the Precinct ( in thousands )

21.3

Hyderabad

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

Dwelling Units

4536
Nagole

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 )

420

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 )

24.2

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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.

29

Built Area 

71

Un-built Area

30

Area under public use 

%

%

%

ESHWAR KATABATHINI

Hyderabad as metroplitain city have all the required growth factors that attract people into it and accomodate them with liveble sevices, employment opprtunities and educational facilites etc. city exerienced significant amount of inmigration into it and so it led to increase in housing demand. Affordability and choices of living has played a mojor role in situating them selves in any particular location. these choices have lead to incremental housing in most of the neighbourhoods.with shift in building typologies, change in FSI, and land Cover, making neighbouhoods compact and dense.these Portfolio highlits these trend in at city level and the physical charecters at precicnt level.

PORTFOLIO

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