Urbanisation

Public Interest in Planning - Slum Clearance

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 in slums are sub-standard and don’t conform to neighborhood building regulations. Frequently, slum occupants need …

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Urban Planning - A largely unknown profession

Cluster Development

Cluster development also called open space development or conservation development, attempts to achieve balance between growth and preservation of open space in rural and suburban settings. It is done by clustering homes on a smaller proportion of land.  The additional land, which would normally be allocated to individual lots across the entire subdivision, becomes protected as …

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Transit Oriented Development

Transit Oriented Development

What is Transit Oriented Development? Transit oriented Development is designed to maximize access to public transport in a residential, commercial or mixed-use area. Ultimately, they discourage an individual’s auto-dependency and promote transit ridership, thereby alleviating traffic congestion,  improving air quality, and limiting carbon emissions. A Transit oriented Development neighbourhood typically has a center with a train station, …

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What is Urban Growth

What is Urban Growth

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 people from rural areas to urban areas. Urban growth may lead to a rise in the economic development of a country. Urban growth is also …

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