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Principles of town centre design : an examination of their applicability towards the creation of habitable urban environments

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dc.contributor.author Senanayake, WAMSWMA
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-24T08:29:23Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-24T08:29:23Z
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/281
dc.description.abstract CONTENTS Ac know ledgements ii List of Illustrations vi Introduction 1 1. Topic Explanation 1 2. Architectural Problem and Justification of the Study 2 3. Aims and Objectives 3 4. Methodology 4 5. Scope and Limitations4 Chapter One. Ilabitability And Space 6 1.0 Preface 6 1.0 Ilabitability : An Introduction 7 I. I Man and the Environment: The Interaction 7 1.1.1 Environment And Experience 9 1.2Parameters of Habi lability 10 1.2.1 Locational I actor 10 1.2.2 Socio Cultural Factor 11 1.2.3 Time Factor 13 1.3Determinents of Habiiability 14 1.3.1 Quantitative Attributes 14 1.3.2 Qualitative Attributes 15 1.4Ilabitability And Space 15 1.4.1 Imageability of Space 17 1.4.2 Meanings of Space 18 1.4.2.1 Assigned meanings 18 1.4.2.2 Personal meanings 19 1.5Personalization 20 1.6Habitable Spaoe : A definition 21 Chapter Two Town Center and its (General Characteristics 22 2..0 Preface 22 2.1 Town Centre - An Immduction 23 22 Town Cenote: Definition 23 2.3 Town Centre: Its Importance 23 2.3.1 Centre as a place of GeneraiingLife 24 2.3.2 Centre as a place of I high Imagcability 26 13 J Centre as a Place that binds the other Parts 29 2.Constituents of town Centre 29 2.4.1 Central place 30 2.4.1.11 un built Central Place 30 2.4.1.2 Built Central Place 31 2.42 Dement* of Contrast 32 2.4.2.1 Built Elements 32 2.122 Natural Elements 33 2.4.3 Edge of the Space 34 2.4 J. 1 Buildings 34 2.4.3.2Natural Pheinominen 35 2.4.4 1- Enunnccs 36 2.5 Town Centre-Types 37 2.5.1 Administrative Centre 38 25.2 Commercial Centre 41 2.5.3 Cultural Centre 44 2.5.4 Supportive Nodes 45 2.6 Hierarchy of town centers 47 2.6.1 Climax Centre Chapter Three Habitable
dc.format.extent 105 p. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject ARCHITECTURE-THESIS
dc.subject THESIS
dc.subject TOWN PLANNING
dc.subject TOWN PLANNING:CENTRAL AREAS
dc.subject TOWNS
dc.title Principles of town centre design : an examination of their applicability towards the creation of habitable urban environments
dc.type Thesis-Abstract
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.degree MSc en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Architecture en_US
dc.date.accept 1997
dc.identifier.accno 71583 en_US


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