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“41 amazing public space transformations captured by Google Street View http://t.co/ypKMpBRroU”
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From San Francisco to Long Beach, these are the 10 most walkable cities in the US.
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The new urban reality is that cars are both necessary and, at times, undesirable. Large, dense cities with high traffic volumes are opting for a new urban street type - pedestrian - and its close relative, managed vehicular access only. New technology comes to their aid; retractable, card activated bollards. This combination produces a fused grid (see Wikipedia and albums) regular streets for all modes and special streets that are preferential to pedestrian movement and enjoyment. Thanks to…
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A project of Design:SD • Illustrations by Paul H. Boerboom, AIA, and Jeremy Altman, Assoc. AIA Adapted primarily from: AIA’s Ten Principles for Livable Communities, with inspiration from Minnesota Design Team and several other sources When you start designing projects for your community, how do you know they will actually work—that whatever you build will ...
New Urbanism is a planning and development approach based on the principles of how cities and towns had been built for the last several centuries: walkable blocks and streets, housing and shopping in close proximity, and accessible public spaces. In other words: New Urbanism focuses on human-scaled urban design. The principles, articulated in the Charter of the New Urbanism, were developed to offer alternatives to the sprawling, single-use, low-density patterns typical of post-WWII…
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The Holloway Team was selected as the winners of New Zealand's international 'Breathe - The New Urban Village Project' design competition. The ...
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Pedestrians First: A Mix of Infrastructure, Activity, and Priority - Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
Walkability is a crucial first step in creating sustainable transportation in an urban environment. This infographic lays out what it takes to create a walkable, pedestrian-friendly environment. An urban space puts pedestrians first when it has a mix of infrastructure that ensures a physical space and design that promotes walking, activity which brings people and
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Has the New Urbanism outlived its original purpose? The movement’s charismatic founder, Andrés Duany, seems to think so.
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