International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Urban Planning | India | Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021


Planning for Urban Regeneration - A Case of Thangasseri, Kollam District

Viji Vijayan


Abstract: Urban regeneration is an integrated technique, which aims at bringing about long-term and sustainable development in the economic, physical, social and environmental factors of a region that has been facing deterioration due to external factors such as Urbanization, change in Govt policies etc. The below article aims to understand the strengths and weakness of the delineated area and suggest recommendations and policy changes to regenerate the area by leveraging its unexplored heritage potential. Indian cities are diverse and vivacious and each region can be assessed in its own historical and traditional background. This paper focuses on exploring the key attributes of Heritage led regeneration by analysing relevant factors of Thangasseri area of Kollam District, Kerala. Thangasseri was once the Heritage hub and CBD of Kollam region, hosting lion?s share of its trade and commercial activities. Off late due to urbanization and scattered public infrastructure, the area lost its prominence though highly potential. The study intends to explore the need Urban regeneration, backed by ample literature study and provide specific recommendations that could address the deficiencies.


Keywords: Urban regeneration, sustainable, urban policy, Thangasseri


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021,


Pages: 1224 - 1227


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