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.

0.4

Gross FSI

0.7

Net FSI

34

%

Residential Land Area 

2.5

Distance from the City Center ( in Kilometres )

Population of the Precinct ( in thousands )

6.5

Puri

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

Dwelling Units

1373
VIP Road

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 )

600

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 )

15.2

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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.

16

Built Area 

84

Un-built Area

0

Area under public use 

%

%

%

IPSITA SUBUDHI

Puri is a place well known for tourists. Puri is a part of glorious golden temple triangle of the Eastern India depicting art ,culture and heritage.The developmental evolution of Puri has been in accordance with the need and demands of the people. Sea beach plays an important factor in the development along the coastline and public places have been given importance. Over the years the precinct has seen an evolution in terms of the built form and land devlopment. This portfolio helps us to understand our city in detail.

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