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Jane Jacob’s vision for cities

Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs grew to fame after her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities. But what really was her vision? To create a social hub and community-oriented cities rather than cities that are built for vehicles and transport. She encouraged liveability rather than convenience. Her famous quote “eyes on the street” suggests that

Concept, Basic Characteristics & Preparation of Master Plan

Concept, Basic Characteristics & Preparation of Master Plan

Introduction to Master Plan With rapid urbanization and growth of the city, urban planning has received a major importance. This planning is done at various hierarchies to integrate a large region with a small area so that the development is done at a same pace. There are many legal documents made to promote development. Master

Advocacy Planning Concept

Advocacy Planning

Emergence of various planning concepts With the emergence of town or urban planning the need of research also grew. These research were an attempt to get a better understanding of the field and led to its evolution. Different planning theories like rational planning model, advocacy planning concept, collaborative planning theory, political economic model in urban

Rational Planning Model

Rational Planning Model

Evolution of different planning models Different authors and scholars coined different planning theories which evolved over time. Different theories were an attempt to refine the planning process so as to produce better plans. With more and more people working some of the well-known planning concepts like rational planning model, advocacy planning concept, collaborative planning theory, political