NEIGHBORHOODS / NEIGHBORHOODS PLANNING
Define the concept of Neighborhoods. (Apr/May 2005).
Explain the context, objectives and contents of Neighborhood. (May/June
2006, May/June 2007)
Explain Neighborhood planning and its importance. (May/June 2010)
The concept of neighborhood planning is fundamentally American concept/ idea. The principal of neighborhood is one is planning for the society and not for an aggregate or group of houses generally the nature of human beings is to be friendly with neighbors and to share their interest.
Neighborhood planning is defined as the planning of expansion of the existing
housing or layout near by the / neighbor to the existing layout or housing scheme.
In big towns the neighborhood planning is difficult due to the following reasons.
(i) The neighbors are not dependent on one another, company and help because city life gives a wide variety of facilities and entertainment.
(ii) The neighbors may not have common modes or ideas and habits of living
Neighborhood planning is to form various physical units of residential areas in which people live with a rank of a life style live.