Queens House is a royal residence located at Romney Rd, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF, United Kingdom and was designed by one of the most famous architects of all time Inigo Jones. The earliest of the surviving buildings is The Queen's House, Greenwich Palace, Greenwich, which was built between 1616 and 1635 (there was an eleven-year gap in construction after Queen Anne died in 1619 before it was completed for Henrietta Maria). This was intended as a country villa for Queen Anne of Denmark. Very … [Read more...]
People migrate to cities in search of employment and for better prospects in life. Thu urbanisation has become an important feature in our modern life. The rapid growth of population and density of population in a given area are the main reasons for the multiplicity of problems in our cities. Under these circumstances, some kind of planning, regulation and control of development is necessary for the cities in any kind of political set-up and in any kind of economy. Government policies leave a significant impact on the shape and size of our cities because through these policies we decide what type of lifestyle we would like to have.
Urban Planning is necessary, in any type of political set-up and economy, for organised growth and development. In this section, team 9 architecture has tried to cover all aspects of urban planning in simple and concise manner to help everyone understand the importance of urban planning.
This category covers topics related to Ancient and Modern urban planning, Planning legislation, Development plans, Housing, Traffic and transportation, Landscape design, Urban conservation and useful Planning standards. We believe that this section might be useful for even the practising Urban Planners. Happy Reading!
Urban Conversation is a fairly new concept for many countries. The demolition of historical buildings and areas led to the movement of urban conservation in Europe and it is slowly making an impact on the rest of the world too, especially in metropolitan cities with historical background. Urban conservation philosophy is centred around the relationship between man and his built-environment. Urban conservation is a new thought in our cities. It is an idea developed in Europe. The large scale … [Read more...]
1. Apartment: An apartment is a dwelling unit consisting of two or more units within the same structure. 2. Bench mark: In surveying, a reference point from which other heights are measured and computed. A bench mark may be any relatively permanent object. 3. Building: Any structure with its foundation, plinth, walls, floors, roofs, chimneys, sanitary and plumbing services, verandahs, balcony or other projections is treated as one building. Temporary structures are not considered as … [Read more...]