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no New York Awnings and canopies may extend into setbacks, and over the public right-of-way. New York Dimension and locate awnings to correspond with the openings they are shading. no N. Monroe St., Tallahassee Awnings at The Tennyson, downtown Tallahassee. µ¹ U R B A N D E S I G N G U I D E L I N E S A L L D I S T R I C T S BU I L D I N G D E S I G N 3.b.
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Tallahassee Canopies, balconies, and street trees on Jefferson St., one of downtown’s most pleasant and walkable streets. Baltimore Brooklyn NY A canopy suspended under transom windows. D E S I G N R E V I E W D I S T R I C T S A L L D I S T R I C T S BU I L D I N G D E S I G N T a l l a h a s s e e - L e o n C o u n t y P l a n n i n g D e p a r t m e n t 3.b. G A I N E S S T R E E T ¶0 permanent sun-shading devices, typically a horizontal projection extending from the facade of a building, at any level. Often louvers are incorporated into the device to prevent the high-angle summer sun falling on the facade, while allowing the low-angle winter sun to provide some passive solar heating. Brises-soleils can be motorized to respond to sun angles through the day. In addition to their light-modulating and energy- saving advantages, brises-soleils bring color, shadow, detail, and complexity to building facades. At the sidewalk, overhead weather protection defines places in the pedestrian realm and reduces the scale of big buildings. Awnings add color and promote the image of an active market. Bus stops benefit from coverings overhead on adjacent facades. GUIDELINES “Continuous” weather protection does not have to be seamless across a given facade, nor do awnings or canopies have to connect to those on adjacent facades. Provide reasonably continuous cover, give people room to stand out of the rain or sun, and let them not get too wet walking down the street. Avoid using pedestrian bridges and overhead 3.b.8. Design for the Weather Climate has little to do with [how much people walk]. Toronto residents, New Orleanians and Manhattanites, with extremes of weather, walk more than Atlantans. The variable is the quality of the urbanism. Not the weather. People in Stockholm walk more than people in the suburbs of Seville. People in Stockholm’s center walk more than they do in Stockholm’s 1950’s new towns. The variable is always the quality of the urbanism—not the weather. —Andres Duany
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Brisbane, Australia Examples of brises-soleil. France Brisbane, Australia California Omaha NB La Jolla A traditional pergola is a kind of brise-soleil. ¶± U R B A N D E S I G N G U I D E L I N E S A L L D I S T R I C T S BU I L D I N G D E S I G N 3.b. “skyways” that remove pedestrians from the sidewalk and life from the street. Awnings and canopies should fit the opening, and not look like an afterthought. They should complement the scale of the building without overwhelming or dominating a facade, or throwing it off balance.
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