About Thejas Jagannath

Thejas has completed Master of Planning from New Zealand. She has written widely about city planning issues. Her main area of interest is in planning theory, public spaces and humanistic based planning. Thejas has also published academically in peer-reviewed journals. She is part of the Planning Tank team and has contributed over 50 articles on various city planning issues.

Thejas has written 66 articles so far, you can find them below.

Outdoor Space Intervention Can Create Public Awareness

Street Puddle Fountain 2

Introduction I recently visited Bangalore International Center for their international water event called “Sub Merge.” The event I attended was for a public space intervention called Street Puddle Fountain or Gorilla  fountain where members of the public were asked to join for free in creating small puddle fountains with garbage and trash found on Bangalore

Tips on How to Organize a Focus Group

Organise Focus Groups

Introduction Having a focus group for your research can be beneficial in many ways. Focus groups are usually part of qualitative research at Master’s and PhD level because there needs to be a lot of organizing and communication with many people. To organize a focus group, you will first have to advertise the position and

How to Conduct a Field Questionnaire Survey?


Introduction To conduct a field questionnaire survey, you will need to follow a logical structure and format in order to captivate the participants. Field surveys are usually carried outdoors to gain insight of the general population or a specific target group. Depending on your academic requirement, surveys are usually conducted in post-graduate studies and in

Top 5 Public Spaces Quotes

Revive Public Space

Public spaces are an important aspect of our cities, no matter where you are from. Open spaces are a part of our everyday lives from the parks we take our daily morning walks in, to the footpaths and open streets that surround our buildings. In many developing countries these spaces are often overlooked and not

Causes of Urban Poverty

Urban Poverty

Urban Poverty cannot be associated just with only one or two contributory factors such poor health and inability to work or lack of skills, there are many reasons why people remain poor. Such factors combined with the government’s inability to provide subsidies to lack of opportunities for specific skills results in prolonged bad situation. The pay