Question Paper: Building & Town Planning : Question Paper Dec 2015 - Civil Engineering (Semester 4) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)

Building & Town Planning - Dec 2015

Civil Engineering (Semester 4)

(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
1(a) Draw Plan of residential building in a plot area of 400 M2 for a family of 4 persons from the following requirements of Kitchen, Drawing room, Bed room, Master Bed room, Study Room, Verandah. Also show position of furniture in Drawing room, Kitchen, Bed room in plan.(7 marks) 1(b) Enlist principles of planning and explain Elegance and Grouping in detail?(7 marks) 2(a) Write short note on ventilation in a building.(7 marks)

Solved any one question from Q.2(b) & Q.2(c)

2(b) Explain Contrast and Proportion as principles of architecture.(7 marks) 2(c) Explain scope and applicability of building bye-laws.(7 marks)

Solved any one question from Q.3 & Q.4

3(a) What is National Building Code (NBC)? How it is helpful in planning and design of buildings?(7 marks) 3(b) Explain plinth area, carpet area and floor area.(7 marks) 4(a) Draw a Layout of shopping mall for a city. Take size of units according to general requirements of public building.(7 marks) 4(b) Define: 1) cottage, 2) Tenament, 3) Dormitory, 4) Flat, 5) Outhouse, 6) Low rise building, 7) High rise building.(7 marks)

Solved any one question from Q.5 & Q.6

5(a) Explain behaviour of structures during earthquake and possible mode and pattern of failure.(7 marks) 5(b) Differentiate one point, two point and three point perspectives with neat sketch.(7 marks) 6(a) Discuss the term "Density Zoning" and "Height Zoning".(7 marks) 6(b) Discuss four basic pillars of a smart city.(7 marks) 7(a) Explain concept of "smart City"(7 marks) 7(b) Draw a plan of neighbourhood unit for a population of 6000 people spreading in 320 acres of land.(7 marks) 8(a) Discuss urban road systems in city planning.(7 marks) 8(b) Write short on: a) Ribbon development, 2) Satellite Town.(7 marks)

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