ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI-
R - 2008
-B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING
ELECTIVE – II
CE 2027 HOUSING PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT L T P C
3 0 0 3
The objective of the course is to train the students to have a comprehensive knowledge of planning, design, evaluation, construction and financing of housing projects. The course focuses on cost effective construction materials and methods. Emphasis has also been given on the principles of sustainable housing policies and programmes.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO HOUSING 9
Definition of Basic Terms – House, Home, Household, Apartments, Multi storeyed Buildings, Special Buildings, Objectives and Strategies of National Housing Policies, Principle of Sustainable Housing, Housing Laws at State level, Bye-laws at Urban and Rural Local Bodies – levels - Development Control Regulations, Institutions for Housing at National, State and Local levels
UNIT II HOUSING PROGRAMMES 9
Basic Concepts, Contents and Standards for Housing Programmes - Sites and Services, Neighborhoods, Open Development Plots, Apartments, Rental Housing, Co-operative Housing, Slum Housing Programmes, Role of Public, Private and Non-Government Organizations
UNIT III PLANNING AND DESIGN OF HOUSING PROJECTS 9
Formulation of Housing Projects – Site Analysis, Layout Design, Design of Housing Units
UNIT IV CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES AND COST-EFFECTIVE MATERIALS 9
New Constructions Techniques – Cost Effective Modern Construction Materials, Building
Centers – Concept, Functions and Performance Evaluation
UNIT V HOUSING FINANCE AND PROJECT APPRAISAL 9
Appraisal of Housing Projects – Housing Finance, Cost Recovery – Cash Flow Analysis, Subsidy and Cross Subsidy, Pricing o f Housing Units, Rents, Recovery Pattern (Problems).
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
1. Meera Mehta and Dinesh Mehta, Metropolitan Housing Markets, Sage Publications Pvt.
Ltd., New Delhi, 1999.
2. Francis Cherunilam and Odeyar D Heggade, Housing in India, Himalaya Publishing
House, Bombay, 1997.
1. Development Control Rules for Chennai Metropolitan Area, CMA, Chennai, 2002.
2. UNCHS, National Experiences with Shelter Delivery for the Poorest Groups, UNCHS (Habitat), Nairobi, 1994.
3. National Housing Policy, 1994, Government of India.