Course Title Theory and Practice of Planning
Course ID PLAN 821
Course Program Undergraduate, B.Arch,
Course Type Optional Theory
Credits Hours 2 Hrs/WK
Semester Block B
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.