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dc.description.abstract This dissertation, is' divided, into three parts. In P art I the reader is introduced into the subject and it also describes the historical background. Part 2 under various sections deals with the existing situation. Part 3 gives the goals and objectives for the improvement of the area, the proposals and recommendations, a phasing programme, a rough cost of the proposals followed by a planning balance sheet. The introduction details the problem of land scarcity within the city of Colombo and it also gives the details of the area selected for the study together with a description of the area itself. Section 2 deals with the historical development of the city in general upto the present day with special reference to its planning implications. The latter half of this section is devoted to the historical development of the Beira Lake itself including how the lake got reduced to its present day size due to reclamation from time to time. Part 2 contains five sections starting with section 3 which shows the existing land use pattern of the area. A description of the procedure - of how the existing land-use pattern was arrived at is also included in this section. Section 4 dealing with land ownership and land values starts with definitions of different types of tenure of land within the area. It also gives a list of ownership of various parcels of land. The latter part of this section gives the average land values and how these values are affected due to various factors. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Urban re-structuring of a selected area within the city of Colombo en_US
dc.type Thesis-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US MSc. en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Town and Country Planning en_US 1976
dc.identifier.accno 52144 en_US

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