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ARCHITECTURAL PLANNING

Greenbelt A wide area of parks of undeveloped land


surrounding a community.
Platting The process in which a piece of land,
referred to as a parent tract is subdivided
into two or more parcels.
Azimuths Angles measured clockwise form any
direction (meridian) usually north, however
national geodetic survey uses south
Final Plat Usually the last stage of the final site
development process prior to the issuance of
the building permit.

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Urban sprawl A 20th century problem emanating from rapid
urbanization of areas surrounding a city.

Advocacy Planning A type of planning which emphasizes that the


proper role of the planner is not to serve the
general public interest but to serve the
interest of the least fortunate.
Sustainable It is the type of land use planning that
land use emphasizes management of land resources.
Planning
R.A 7160 This code mandates that all LG4s shall
prepare their comprehensive land use plans
& enact them through zoning ordinances.

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Promote human Reason for planning.
growth
Sustainable Phrase used to characterize development
development that mends the needs of the present
generation.

Hippodamus of First planner & developed the Gridiron.


Miletus
City A locale with a sizeable agglomeration of
people having characteristics of an urban
being.

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Daniel Burnham He conceptualized the city beautiful
movement.
Subdivision A tool used to control the manner in which
Regulations raw kind is subdivided & placed on the
marker for residential development
Urban Design A profession which falls between planning &
architecture

Human The science of human settlements by


settlement definition settlement inhabited by man

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Capital facilities Planning for roads, bridges, schools
Plan
Physical The container of man, which consist of both
Settlement the natural & man made or artificial
Concentric zone A spatial organization concept a general view
theory of the pattern of land use in a city.
Developed by E.W Burgess

Buildable area The remaining space in a lot after deducting


the required minimum open spaces

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Dwelling unit A habitable room for 1 family with facilities
for living, sleeping, cooking & eating

Gabeon wall A type of retaining wall made of rectangular


baskets of galvanized steel

Cliff A very steep slope of rock or clay

Meadow A pieced of grassy land, especially one used


for growing hay or as pasture for grazing