How to define Urban Growth Urban growth is defined as the rate at which the population of an urban area increases. This result from urbanization which is the movement of…

What is population projection? Population projection deals with computations of future projection size and characteristics based on assumptions about future trends in fertility, mortality and migration.  Since it is not…

A good planned city/town reacquires an efficient transport system. This can only be achieved if the town planner is well acquainted with different hierarchy of roads. Thus a town planner…

Delineation Of Functional Regions This method involves the grouping together of units which display a considerable degree of interdependence. Two basic approaches: (i)Flow analysis- based on actual observations of what people…

Delineation of Formal regions Regional delineation is the first step in the preparation of any regional development plan to ensure tentative operational area of planning. With in the planning region the frame…

What are methods of data collection? Data are special type of information generally obtained through observations, surveys, inquiries, or are generated as a result of human activity. Methods of data…

What was Garden City Concept by Sir Ebenzer Howard ? Garden City concept was introduced by Sir Ebenzer Howard in 1898. he had no training in urban planning or design…

Types of Variables There are 4 types of variables namely nominal, ordinal, interval & ratio. These are further classified as qualitative and quantitative. Qualitative – Nominal & Ordinal Quantitative –…

What is Level of Service (LOS) ? Level of Service is a part and frequently used term and concept of transportation planning in urban planning. A transport planner finds it…

What is a Slum ? Slums are a physical and spatial sign of urban poverty. Individuals living in slums have next to zero access to administrations, for example, water, sanitation,…