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Perception of Shopkeepers, Residents and Visitors on Mixed Land use in core area of Pune | Original Article

Chaitali Joharapurkar*, Prof. Vaishali Anagal, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Mixed land use typology is referred to the area where different types of land uses exist together. It can include residential, commercial, administrative, industrial etc. Pune is a vastly developing city. There have been great residential and commercial developments in Pune. An advantage of mixed-use development is the convenient walking access to living, work, and shopping. Though there are many advantages to urban mixed-use living, there are many obstacles to mixed-use developments, as well. There must be some problems regarding to the quality of life and may be some health issues because of the mixed land use. At the same time, the convenience of the user of getting their daily requirement in nearby area increases the demand in the urban living. Mixed land use is important and leads towards benefits of urban development in city like Pune. The core area of Pune is very old and historic. It has combination of many old and modern type of building. Some of the old buildings are also mixed used and make large difference in living environment for people. There must have been some pros and some cons for people who live in that development. It is important to understand how user of Pune city found this type of land in beneficial or in non-beneficial way.