Parks and Public Spaces
How many are there?
Are they conveniently located?
Do they work as public spaces?
How pedestrian-friendly is the town?
Streets: Grid system or winding?
How wide or narrow?
Are public buildings
Orlando was a small city until it married Silicon Valley is put d own with the realisation
that we ARE a tourist town
Urban planning in a capitalist democracy is both necessary and impossible.necessary
because capitalism and democracy fragment control, an
9 January 2014!
The Disney Spirit vs. The Orlando Junkyard!
Disney is the one company that has not only created an amusement kingdom large
enough to be considered a city on its own, but a unique villag
8 January 2014!
Magic Kingdom and the Modern City!
From the inception of Walt Disney World in Orlando, it has been apparent that a Disney
park is run not so much as an amusement village, but as a well-o
9 January 2014
Disney and the City
Urban planning in modern cities has its roots in the great cities of the past. The basic
traits shared by places such as Paris after its Haussman redesign, Chicagos 1893 Columbian
Iconic central landmarks provide beauty and purpose.
keeps cars to a minimum.
A fountain in Epcot.
A public garden in Epcot with space to sit.
Inviting front porches in Celebr