New urbanism

Discover the principles and benefits of New Urbanism. Create vibrant and sustainable communities that prioritize walkability, connectivity, and mixed-use development.
Urban Planning, Architecture, Urban, Design, Exterior, Urban Housing, Urban Design Plan, Urban Village, Townhouse

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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Trevor Sanders
Urban, Urban Planning, Architecture, Urban Design Diagram, Urban Design Plan, Urban Analysis, Urban Design Concept, Sustainable City, Future Buildings

Detroit put together an incredible land use plan for the future of their city. Existing neighborhoods and developed areas remain. But areas where there is currently little development will have: parks, innovative ecological, and innovative productive.These ideas of innovated ecological and innovative production have potential to reinvent how we think of living in cities. This isn't the first time Detroit has had to innovate with land use.

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roe roe
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 acess only. New technology comes to their aid; retractable, card activated bollards.  This combination produces a fused grid (see Wikipedia and photostream)configuaration: regular streets for all modes and special streets that are preferencial to pedestrian movement and ... Architecture, Landscape And Urbanism, Urban, Pedestrian Street, Public Space Design, Streetscape Design, Street Design, Urban Garden, Pedestrian

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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Cameron Fong