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Old August 8th, 2016, 07:05 PM
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The syllabus of Master of Planning (Urban and Regional Planning) offered by Department of Planning of School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal is as follows:


MPLN0101: Integrated Planning Studio

Course Objective:
The Integrated studio is the introductory studio common to all specializations of Master of Planning. It aims to bring students of diverse backgrounds to a common platform and develop the essential skills of planning amongst the students opting for different specializations of planning.

The objective of the studio is to introduce the general concepts associated with physical planning and develop the skills of documentation, data analysis, spatial representation and written and verbal communication. Application of the theoretical inputs provided in other subjects in the semester is also a key focus. Technical report writing, data analysis techniques and verbal and visual presentation techniques would be focused on in all the assignments.

Course Contents:
The thrust of the studio would broadly address the concepts of both urban and rural planning and integration of the city and region. The studio would consist of three assignments:

• Assignment 1: Understanding Human Settlement Systems

The assignment would be a short introductory exercise undertaken with the
objective of initiating students with the concepts of urban and regional
planning by developing skills of observation and documenting the same in
graphical ways.

The thrust of the studio would be on:

 Understanding the context of the city in its regional setting

 Readings on the city and settlement systems

 Understanding the structure of networks and land uses

 City form and its visual impact.

 Identification of landmarks and public realms.

 Application of appropriate techniques of documentation and presentation of
the data collected.

• Assignment 2: Area Planning in Urban Areas:

The assignment would identify different urban zones based on land use
characteristics and could also include predefined ‘zones’ for zonal plans. The
objective of this exercise would be to learn various methods of surveying to
collect different types of data and represent and interpret them to give
meaningful observations on the planning and development of the area.

Thrust of the exercise would be on:

 Understanding the zone in the context of the city.

 Mapping of Regional Networks and Linkages

 Preparation of Base Map of the area through primary surveys and updating
secondary data

 Socio-economic profiling of the area through surveys

 Physical and Social infrastructure mapping

 Gap Analysis and issue identification

 Formulation of broad outlines of Intervention Strategies and Development

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