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Authors: Gaurishankar, Bhatia Neeti
Issue Date: 2007
Abstract: Neighborhoods, communities, cities or regions, all need good cores to be successful and well functioning core acts as a heart of the city helps preserve and communicate the communities history, helps build a sense of community and binds the entire city together . Today these cores are experiencing a lot of problems due to the increasing pressure of activities and these cores need to cope up with all the new interventions in its existing fabric. The focus of the thesis is on the urban insertion in the city cores, so that the future intervention in the central core areas of the fast developing cities like Nagpur are in unison with the already present fabric of the core. From the literature review the significance of the cores and the growing need for planning of the new developments is understood. Study of similar cases have been taken up to understand the various approaches adopted for urban insertion in the core areas. The basic aim in developing the core area is achieved through designing an attractive public environment in all the cases. Having studied the context of Nagpur it can be found out the core Sitabuldi acts as a major commerail area in the heart of the city attracting the inhabitants of Nagpur for a variety of purposes. The central core of Sitabuildi has been studied in detail to identify the problems and issues, and thereafter suitable zones for new intervention have been identified. Detailed study of these zones and the issues of the core form the basis of the strategies and design proposals. Guidelines and recommendations framed for the new intervention in the core area which basically aim at improving the quality of the city centre of Nagpur by creating it as a hub of activities for the people, where all people gather together for satisfying their aspirations & needs; which is economically successful; rich in culture that is flexible enough to adapt the changing needs of the society without prejudicing the quality of life for future generations.
Other Identifiers: M.Tech
Research Supervisor/ Guide: Pushplata
metadata.dc.type: M.Tech Dessertation
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