Delineation Of Functional Regions

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 do.   (ii)Gravitational analysis- based on theoretical observations of what…
Delineation of formal region

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 of all regional studies could be undertaken and development envisaged.…
Methods of data collection

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 collection are essential for anyone who wish to collect data.…
Garden City Concept

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 but excelled in creating places which he called “magnets” where…
Town Planning Concepts in Early 20th Century

Town Planning Concepts in Early 20th Century Early 20th century marked the beginning of New Town Planning Concepts given by various prominent architects and town planners. New suggestions were given on change in material used for construction, form of city…
Types of Variables

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 – Interval & Ratio Nominal Variables Also called as discrete/qualitative or…
Level of Service (LOS)

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 useful for number of surveys. It helps in planning for…
Data requirements for planning a town

Data requirements for planning a town is generally same for most of the areas. The basic requirements include the below mentioned points. The data collected helps a town planner to take decisions and plan for the requirement by people who…
What is a Slum

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, and solid waste gathering. The majority of the lodging structures…
Data Processing & Data Processing Methods

What is Data Processing Data processing is simply the conversion of raw data to meaningful information through a process. Data is manipulated to produce results that lead to a resolution of a problem or improvement of an existing situation. Similar…
Characteristics of a good questionnaire

Use of questionnaires Questionnaires are a common and inexpensive research tool used by private companies, government departments, individuals, groups, NGOs etc to get feedback, research, collect data from consumer, customers. or from general public depending on the need. Questionnaire plays…
Population Density & Factors effecting it

Increasing population has created a dire need of housing more and more population within the limited space, especially in cities, as a result population density is increasing and high rise buildings are constructed, the extent it can accommodate population is…
What is Counter Urbanisation

What do you understand by Counter Urbanisation? Urban growth or urbanisation refers to the growth in urban population in an area over the period of time. Whereas counter urbanisation is said to occur when an urban area starts losing its…

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Example The Environmental Impact Statement  present below highlighted the points to be mentioned in an EIS. This EIS was written for a power plant in Ireland. EIS Report Summary Endesa Ireland Limited proposed to construct a…