Formal – Informal Spaces: An Additional Room To The Urban Poor.

Research Article
Sheetal R. Gadekar
Urban spaces, additional room, spill over activities, urban poor

Urban poor well-being is dependent on many aspects. One of which is ensuring adequate urban spaces. It plays vital role in attaining considerable importance in their lives and contribute to the quality of life in numerous ways. In slums, formal-informal spaces like common open spaces, covered spaces and courtyards plays an influential role and this spaces act as an additional room for them. It always acts in multifunctional manner. To understand the study of the LIG is done. This paper is based on field case study and intended to find out expediency of the common spaces, open or covered spaces, courtyards for the urban poor in one of the slum area in Nagpur.