The subject Urban Renewal and Re-development is a part of fourth semester ,B. Planning course. The objective of the course is to explore urban design as a component of planning and design of traditional and new towns. This course mainly deals with the study and analysis of the concept of urbanization across the time and how city took the shape; Physical and non physical determinants of urban form, topography and environment impact on city formation, time line, world view and principles of city planning and design etc. It also deals with evolution and morphology of cities, topography and environment impact on city formation, contemporary development and global cities. Further it focuses on reading the city through its various process of development, with emphasis on its cultural, social, and economical parameter; Study and analysis of the cities through existing built form, process of city extension, and transformation etc. In all the above studies, the students were equipped with knowledge of informal settlements and their impact.