We live in a world of constant hustle and bustle where we tend to feel lost in the city in between our busy working schedules. Places like Urban Plazas designed in the midst of the city aims to make a connection between the city and its people. Located in major intersections of the area they can serve various functions ranging from shopping malls and markets places to food courts and eating joints. While the cities are carefully planned, we tend to pay negligence to the design of these complexes which actually elevates the user experience and their life state.
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population increases, the need of infrastructure also increases. More
commercial spaces need to be constructed to meet the demands of people. With the
growing economic conditions and changing lifestyle of people there is a need of
spaces where people can come together and interact with each other. These
plazas serve as social catalysts helping people to understand the importance of
social sustainability having a positive psychological impact on the society.
The cloud of
globalization and modernization is constantly growing surrounding us leading to
a change in the concept of society and how they are planned. With the changing
times, the design perspectives of these urban plazas should also evolve. As we
know, today’s cities are multi- cultural and diverse so the design needs to be
responsive to everyone in some or other way so that they feel connected with
be located at the nodal points of cities so that citizens can easily access
them. Concept of proxemics must be understood properly beforehand.
In the times
when people tend to forget their roots and origins of their city the design
should be such that it reflects the city image and the identity of the city is
increasing population, these spaces should be carefully designed understanding
the foot fall preventing it from being too crowded.
“Form or function”, what to choose? The answer to this is a constant struggle for all the architects and designers. Well, in the case of urban plazas, functionality and visual appearance both go side by side. It should be efficient in serving the needs of people and also be aesthetically sound. Then only, it can be true to its purpose.
In a day,
either we are at our homes or we tend to go to the places where all our
activities ranging from shopping and eating to relaxation can be fulfilled
making us be indoors most of the time. Hence urban plazas, being such places
should incorporate open green spaces to balance out the growing built form.
Nowadays, everything in this world revolve
around our work life. Because of which the location of urban plazas is
preferred around office complexes in
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