Urban Street Design project - I smail 1 Urban Street Design...

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Ismail 1 Urban Street Design Urban street design is a main factor of our everyday life. Urban street designs are a multifunction design where it achieves three purpose of transportation. Cars, Public transport and Pedestrians, and their space can be justified by the urban area and its population. Therefore if we understand and take into a account its uses, pedestrian behavior and its population, it become crucial when designing urban street. I must say, Street and Road design is becoming, day by day, an increasingly difficult art. It required many different materials and it become even harder to rejuvenate the existing urban street design due to population and constantly making detour to flow the traffic and pedestrian. Traditionally roads are designed to ensure safety and capacity according to the needs of motorized users, which have been considered for a long time. By using traditional approaches, which are given to the designers, the chance to choose between many different solutions, in order to use the best solution in every context. It is very important to well understand the characteristics of the problem, and to still be aware of the actual cause and effects of the different possible solutions. When designing the urban street design, a designer must provide with detailed information, both qualitative and numerical, about the properties of the experimented measures, on the other hand it’s essential to make an exhaustive picture of the design location, in order to highlight problems and then suitable solutions. As I was searching the urban street design in Google I came across a very good picture with shows clearly how the design process works:
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Ismail 2 The analysis phase is in first position in the design decisional process, consequently errors and inaccuracies may lead to wrong decision end inconsistence design; on the other hand the analysis process can be easily affected by lack of experience and sensibility, engineering numerical method should be developed to help administrators and designer in this crucial
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Ismail 3 task. After we plan the urban street design we must also give attention and be very careful about our environment parameter choice. It is essential to choose correctly the parameters that have to be considered; these should be the more influent on the behavior of pedestrians and drivers at the same time, easy to be
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2010 for the course CE 2598 taught by Professor Ali during the Spring '10 term at Lahore University of Management Sciences.

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