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Why natural environment is important in urban planning

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Why natural environment is important in urban planning

  1. 1. Why natural environment is important in urban planning? By Lalinda Perera
  2. 2. What is natural environment?
  3. 3. What is natural environment? • The natural environment encompasses all living and non- living things occurring naturally. The term is most often applied to the Earth or some part of Earth. This environment encompasses the interaction of all living species, climate, weather, and natural resources that affect human survival and economic activity.
  4. 4. What is urban planning? • Urban planning is a valuable force for city leaders to achieve sustainable development. It is a means to bring about a difference; Planning helps make the most out of municipal budgets by informing infrastructure and services investments, balancing demands for growth with the need to protect the environment. It distributes economic development within a given territory to reach social objectives and creates a framework for collaboration between local governments, the private sector and the public at large. • Urban planning is a framework that helps leaders transform vision into implementation, using space as a key resource for development and engaging stakeholders along the way.
  5. 5. Why is the natural environment is important in urban planning? • The environment is important because everything that supports the survival of human beings is dependent on it. It is simply the only home of mankind, making it the most important aspect in life. Wellness of the environment directly relates to the wellness and health in human beings and every other species. In addition, the environment provides remarkable beauty.
  6. 6. What are the advantages of urban planning. • People have comfortable places to live. • All facilities can be consume with out any effort. • Reduce the pollution of environment. (Waste management) • Eye catching environment for peoples mental consideration.
  7. 7. The facilities which are developed in urban planning. • Transportation. • Infrastructure. • Waste management. • All facilities equally distribute within consumers. • School facility • Hospital facility • Security facility
  8. 8. What are the Environmental issues when planning an urban area? • Trees have to cut down for construction. • Have to use environment unfriendly materials for construction work.(Plastic, Steel, Concrete) • Chemicals will added to the soil. • Some time we have to remove animals in particular areas.
  9. 9. Bad effects of urban development without planning. • Water table of soil will goes down. • Natural beauty will vanish. • Flood, earthquakes and other natural diseases will occur. • Global worming. • Soil will unfertilized.
  10. 10. Because of that natural environment is very important in urban planning.
  11. 11. How to plan urban area with natural environment. • Providing green infrastructure. • Sustainable construction design. • Managing the risk of flooding. • Managing waste. • Protected species, wildlife management and licensing. • Agricultural land and sustainably managing soil.
  12. 12. City without urban planning.
  13. 13. Well planned city with protecting natural beauty.
  14. 14. Well planned city with protecting natural beauty. • Example :- Kandalama hotel Sri Lanka
  15. 15. Conclusion. • What is natural environment? • What is urban planning? • Why is the natural environment is important in urban planning? • What are the advantages of urban planning? • The facilities which are developed in urban planning. • What are the Environmental issues when planning a urban area? • Bad effects of urban development without planning. • How to plan urban area with natural environment?
  16. 16. Thank you.

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