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Unformatted text preview: e- foot development, designed by Wolff Lyon Architects, was part of a larger city effort to promote mixed- use development that provides a balanced growth pa\ern Ci3es are solu3ons, not problems, if done right 3. Create walkable neighborhoods When building Northwest Landing in DuPont, Washington, developer Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company and designer Calthorpe Associates wanted to design a unique community that did not require using an automobile for every trip. The development currently has 7 miles of paths and at build- out will have 30 miles, maintaining pedestrian connec3ons through its 1,386 acres of preserved open space. Front porches, narrow lots, sidewalks, and narrow streets are all design elements that make the neighborhood more pedestrian friendly. 4. Connect exisOng, walkable community centers with variety of transportaOon choices The Crossings, located in the city of Mountain View, 30 miles south of San Francisco, transformed a failing 1960s auto- oriented mall into a vibrant neighborhood that offers a variety of transporta3on choices. It takes residents less than five minutes...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2014 for the course IB 105 taught by Professor Caceres during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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