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

62

%

Residential Land Area 

3.5

Distance from the City Center ( in Kilometres )

Population of the Precinct ( in thousands )

26.3

Pune

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

Dwelling Units

6261
Sahakarnagar

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 )

580

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 )

18.6

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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.

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Built Area 

77

Un-built Area

14

Area under public use 

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INDRAJA KOKATE

The portfolio profiles the city of Pune, the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra and develops a background in understanding the city from various planning perspectives focusing on the detailed study of the square kilometer area of Sahakarnagar - a residential neighborhood in the city of Pune. The portfolio focuses on analyzing the urban fabric and understanding the physical transformation and overall scenario of the neighborhood. The portfolio analyses various characteristic of built form, land use, street networks, public spaces, housing scenarios that led to metamorphosis of the precinct.

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