Civil Engineering and Architecture Vol. 10(4), pp. 1609 - 1622
DOI: 10.13189/cea.2022.100430
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Appraising Inclusivity of Public Place: A Case of Residential Neighbourhoods for Jalandhar City

Amrita Shukla 1,2,*, Dr. Pankaj Chhabra 2
1 Department of Architecture, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India
2 Department of Architecture, Guru Nanak Dev University, Punjab, India


India is a nation with a diverse culture, language, tradition, geography, ethnicity, and so forth. It is essential for keeping true happiness in the midst of this diversity. The capacity to balance the multiplicity of society is exceedingly challenging, but it may be handled by building community inclusion. Everyone, regardless of caste, culture, religion system, age, gender, or other factors, enjoys the same level of comfort. Inclusion acknowledges each person's uniqueness and may be publicly embraced by using their civic rights. Every individual's uniqueness can be adhered to by openly exercising their civic rights. The public space is one that is open to everybody. It gives a platform for numerous forms of social connection, regardless of social, economic, cultural, or gender barriers. Public spaces serve as a platform for promoting social inclusion by giving every citizen an equal chance to exercise his/her civic rights. Most Indian cities' per capita public open space ratios do not meet specified national and international requirements. As a result, there is an urgent need to comprehend the issue and issues surrounding public spaces, as well as the qualities for inclusive public space and the construction of an evaluation matrix, in order to devise development plans. The analysis is carried out in three different stages: initially, an exhaustive literature review is carried out in order to determine required characteristics for public places. Secondly, variables are defined based on field measurements and factors that have been discovered. Lastly, a public matrix that is all-inclusive is established. The inclusive public space grid is then tested on three Jalandhar local public spaces. The study's findings will aid in planning and retaining authority to take direct measures for the highlighted criteria that require improvement or control.

Inclusive, Public Place, Open Space, Quality, Evaluation, Attributes

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[1] Amrita Shukla , Dr. Pankaj Chhabra , "Appraising Inclusivity of Public Place: A Case of Residential Neighbourhoods for Jalandhar City," Civil Engineering and Architecture, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 1609 - 1622, 2022. DOI: 10.13189/cea.2022.100430.

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Amrita Shukla , Dr. Pankaj Chhabra (2022). Appraising Inclusivity of Public Place: A Case of Residential Neighbourhoods for Jalandhar City. Civil Engineering and Architecture, 10(4), 1609 - 1622. DOI: 10.13189/cea.2022.100430.