Course Details

Theory and Practice of Planning 2018-07-09T10:21:04+06:00

Course Title Theory and Practice of Planning

Course ID PLAN 821

Course Program Undergraduate,  B.Arch,  

Course Type Optional Theory

Credits 2.00

Credits Hours 2 Hrs/WK

Semester Block B

Prerequisite None

Course Offered No

Description Planning theories: Substantive vs. procedural theories. Modes of planning: Blueprint vs. process planning, Rational comprehensive vs. disjointed incremental, normative vs. functional. Planning approaches: Traditional approach, Strategic approach, System approach advocacy planning, Participatory approach. Development control, planning standards, zoning, building by-laws, set-back rules, FAR. Spatial structure of cities: Concentric zone theory, sector theory, multiple nuclei theory. Planning practices in Bangladesh: Dhaka master plan 1959, DMDP (1995-2015), Detail area plan.