Specific Objectives of course:
Architecture: Historical Development. General introduction to history of architecture; Emergence / Development of Islamic Architecture. Geographical, climatic, religious, social and historical influences. Architectural beauty.Qualities: Strength, vitality, grace, breadth and scale.Factors: Proportion, colour and balance.Use of Materials: Stone, wood, metals, concrete, composites, ceramics.
General Treatment to Plan of Buildings: Walls and their construction; Openings and their position, character and shape; Roofs and their development and employment; Columns and their position, form and decoration; Moulding and their form decoration; Ornament as applied to any buildings.Town Planning: Definitions; Trends in Urban growth; Objectives of town planning; Modern planning in Pakistan and abroad.
Preliminary Studies: Study of natural resources, economic resources, legal and administrative problems, civic surveys and preparation of relevant maps.
Land Use Patterns: Various theories of land use pattern. Location of Parks and recreation facilities, public and semi-public buildings, civic centers, commercial centers, local shopping centers, public schools, industry & residential areas.
Street Patterns: Lay out of street, road crossing & lighting; Community planning.
City Extensions: Sub Urban development, Neighborhood Units, Satellite Towns and Garden City
Urban Planning: Issues related to inner city urban design and emergence / upgradation of squatter settlements.