Facilities

Since the opening of the department the authority is committed and continuously working to develop facilities for the students. The department already has its very own building established in the year of 2015. Several numbers of labs and studios along with the necessary equipments and instruments have been developed. Class rooms are also facilitated with multimedia facilities.


Physical Facilities in the URP Building






























































































Facilities Name



Location



Student Capacity



Use



Components



Classroom cum Studio 1



1st Floor


(209)



60 persons



Classroom for 1st year student


Studio for Basic Design in Architecture; Communication and Presentation Techniques



Typically equipped with a whiteboard, adequate desks and chairs for students


Visual capabilities (i.e., projector, computer) and Internet access



Classroom cum Studio 2



1st Floor


(210)



60 persons



Classroom for 2nd year student


Studio for Social and Physical Surveys; Landscape Planning and Design; Site and Area Planning



Classroom cum Studio 3



3rd Floor


(407)



60 persons



Classroom for 3rd year student


Studio for Urban Planning; Transportation Planning; Rural Planning



Classroom cum Studio 4



3rd Floor


(408)



60 persons



Classroom for 3rd year student


Studio for Environmental Planning and Management; Regional Planning; Project Planning; Participatory Planning



Engineering Surveying and Cartography Laboratory



Ground Floor


(101)



60 persons



Demonstrating survey equipment



Survey equipment (i.e., Differential GPS, Handheld GPS, Total Station, Auto-Level, Theodolite, Plane table, Prismatic compass, Engineer’s chain etc.)


Visual capabilities (i.e., projector, computer) and Internet access



GIS, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Laboratory



3rd Floor


(409)



60 persons



Studio for GIS, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry; Computer Applications in Planning


Training and Workshop on GIS and RS


Research work related to spatial tools and technology


Image Processing


Spatial Statistical Analysis


Modelling and Simulation



60 Computer for Students with LAN connection


Visual capabilities (i.e., projector, base computer) and Internet access


Scanner


Plotter Printer and A4 Color printer


Authorized ArcGIS 10.1 and ERDAS Imagine Software


 



Urban Planning and Transport Simulation Lab



Ground Floor


(102)



 



Research work related to simulation and modelling on transportation planning



Visual capabilities (i.e., projector, computer) and Internet access


Computer with authorized simulation software



Urban Environmental Engineering and Planning Laboratory



Ground Floor


(103)



10 persons



Research work related to Environmental planning and management



Environment quality measuring equipment (i.e., air pollutant meter, water quality meter, noise level meter, temperature meter, soil salinity meter etc.)



Planning Information System (PIS) Lab



(to be announced)



 



 



 



Multipurpose Room



3rd Floor(406)



120 persons



Studio for Graphics for Planners; Cartography; Drawing


Training and Workshop


Seminar and Meeting



60 drawing table for Students


Visual capabilities (i.e., projector, computer) and Internet access



Departmental Rental Library



1st Floor


(204)



15 persons



Printed and online materials covering a wide variety of academic fields related to urban and regional planning



Well-furnished library


Around 500 books and journals


Modern computers and Internet access



Departmental Lobby



1st Floor


and


3rd Floor



10 persons in each



Group discussion and lab work



Equipped with adequate desks and chairs for students and Internet access