Abstract

An urban development project involving residential and school buildings as an extension of Madras city is described. The analysis of the project is made using the systems approach as a problem of human settlements. The methods adopted for efficient utilisation of space at optimal cost by functional planning, use of prefabricated units and use of new constructional procedures is described. The interrelationship between environmental, technical, social, cultural, psychological, economic, financial and management factors in making decisions for the project is discussed.

Meeting Name

International Symposium on Low Cost Housing Problems Related to Urban Renewal and Development (1970: Oct. 8-9, Rolla, MO)

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 1970 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

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