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IJSTR >> Volume 6 - Issue 2, February 2017 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Gis Based Analysis For Suitability Location Finding In The Residential Development Areas Of Greater Matara Region

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AUTHOR(S)

H.K.G.M Madurika, G.P.T.S Hemakumara

 

KEYWORDS

Urban Planning, GIS Model Builder, Suitability Analysis, Housing Demand, Residential Development, GIS, Land use

 

ABSTRACT

Urban Planning and Land utilization for the Residential is one of crucial factors in high density Cities. Many theories in Planning explain the Residential areas are moving to periphery areas in cities by its commercial development. Martara is one of developing city in Southern Sri Lanka and Residential land value are comparative high in city sub urban areas. In this study it is examined that where is the best locations for residential development in Grater Matara Region by using five criteria. GIS based Multi Criteria Method ( MCE ) method have been applied to find the suitable locations. The results of analysis have been shown that there are 5378.99 hectares area suitable within study area and however extremely importance areas only 1.40 hectares accordingly given criteria but very strongly importance and importance category have 1560.51 and 2468.22 respectively.

 

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