PRINCIPLES_OF_NEW_URBANISM

PRINCIPLES_OF_NEW_URBANISM - (CBD) AND EDGE; PUBLIC SPACE...

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PRINCIPLES OF NEW URBANISM
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WALKABILITY – PEDESTRIAN FRIENDLY; MOST TINGS ARE WITHIN 10 MINUTES WALK FROM HOME OR WORK; ON STREET PARKING; HIDDEN PARKING LOTS; BUILDINGS CLOSE TO STREETS.
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CONNECTIVITY – INCONNECTED STREET GRID NETWORK DISPERSES TRAFFIC AND EASES WALKING; H HIERARCHY OF NARROW STREETS, BOULEVARDS AND ALLEYS; HIGH QUALITY PEDESTRIAL NETWORK AND PUBLIC REALM MAKES WALKING PLEASURABLE.
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MIXED USE AND DIVERSITY – A MIS OF SHOPS, OFFICES, APARTMENTS AND HOMES ON SITE; MIXED USE WITHIN NEIGHBORHOODS, WITHIN BLICKS AND WITHIN BUILDINGS.
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MIXED HOUSING – A RANGE OF TYPES, SIZES AND PRICES IN CLOSE PROXIMITY. QUALITY ARCHITECTURE & URBAN DESIGN – EMPHASIS ON BEAUTY , AESTHETICS, HUMAN COMFORT AND CREATING A SENSE OF PLACE.
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TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD STRUCTURE – DISCERNABLE CENTER
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Unformatted text preview: (CBD) AND EDGE; PUBLIC SPACE AT CENTER AND PUBLIC OPEN SPACE; TRANSECT PLANNING-HIGH DENSITYAT CENTER WITH PROGRESSIVELY LESS DENSITY. • INCREASED DENSITY – MORE BUILDINGS, RESIDENCES, SHOPS AND SERVICES CLOSERE TOGETHER FOR EASE OF WALKING AND TO TH ENABLE MORE EFFICIENT USE OF SERVICES AND RESOURCES. • SMART TRANSPORTATION – A NETWORK OF HIG QUALITY TRAINS CONNECTING CITIES, TOWN AND NEIGHBORHOODS TOGETHER; PRDESTRIAL FRIENDLY DESIGN THAT ENCOURAGES THE USE OF BICYCLES, ROLLERBLADES, SCOOTERS AND WALKING. • SUSTAINABILITY – MINIMAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF DEVELOPMENT; ECO-FRIENDLY TECHNOLOGIES; ENERGY EFFICIENCE; LESS DRIVING, ETC. • QUALITY OF LIFE – ALL THESE ADD UP TO A HIGH QUALITY OF LIFE AND CREATE PLACES THAT ENRICH, UPLIFT AND INSPIRE THE HUMAN SPIRIT....
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2009 for the course ISS 320 taught by Professor Houranni during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

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