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.

Baron Haussmann’s Urban Development of Paris

Baron Haussmann's Urban Development of Paris

About Haussmann Georges-Eugene, Baron Haussmann, commonly known as Baron Haussmann, was responsible for the renovation of Paris under the rule of Emperor Napoleon III. Before Haussmann’s renovation and urban development of Paris, similar to the situation in England, there was a dire need of cleanliness and advanced infrastructure between 1853 and 1870. Napoleon III trusted

Tips to Make Flash Cards for Exam Revision

Revision Flash Cards

Exam revision is important. Making notes that you can remember before exams will be imperative for your preparation. It will be beneficial if you can write notes on flashcards that jog your memory and help you remember and understand the topic you’ve revised. Exams can be a nerve racking period and many people get more

What is a Cul-De-Sac?

Cul De Sac

Cul-De-Sacs are dead end streets. They are most commonly seen in American and European suburbs where piles of houses of similar forms and shapes are built together. Cul-De-Sacs were constructed to stop traffic and so that each house in the suburb is spacious for the cars to pass through. It was a way to stop

Examples of Temporary Public Art

The Met Breuer

Introduction There are two main types of public artworks that are growing in today’s cities, these are, temporary and permanent public artworks. Public art comes in many types, including graffiti, sculptures, statues and even decorations around the city. Public art can be either permanent or temporary depending on the type of art and it’s purpose

Henri Lefebvre’s Production of Space

Henri Lefebvre's Production of Spaces

Introduction Henri Lefebvre is one of the pioneering French social theorists. His works have been cited by many urban planners, particularly those involved in social space and everyday city life. Lefebvre wrote numerous books and essays on city structures. He was a professor of sociology at University of Strasbourg and the New University at Nanterre.