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Building the new urbanism

Aaron Passell

Building the new urbanism

by Aaron Passell

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urbanization,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Growth,
  • City planning

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAaron Passell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT361 .P377 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25299371M
    ISBN 109780415538978
    LC Control Number2012013917

    The book is a result of planning efforts in the region by a politically well-connected group of designers known as the Congress for New Urbanism, which advocates old-fashioned ways of building houses, neighborhoods and towns.". The New Urbanism is a movement that seeks to restore a civil realm to urban planning and a sense of place to our communities. It is a tangible response to the failed Modernist planning that has resulted in unchecked suburban sprawl, slavish dependence on the automobile, and .

    New Urbanism involves fixing and infilling cities, as well as the creation of compact new towns and villages. THE PRINCIPLES OF NEW URBANISM The principles of New Urbanism can be applied increasingly to projects at the full range of scales from a single building to an entire community. New Urbanism emulates many of the qualities of pre-World War II developments, in part by tacking front porches onto its houses, detaching the garages and shrinking the lawns down to the size of.

      New Urbanism, a movement devoted to building walkable, socially diversity cities, has garnered some successes and some failures over the past several decades. A Research Agenda for New Urbanism is a forward-looking book composed of chapters by leading scholars of New : April Jackson. The Nexus is a comprehensive information source that explores the potential impacts of innovations such as new mobility, autonomous vehicles, and the rise of e-commerce. Going beyond the technologies themselves, The Nexus sheds light on the possible long-term and compounding impacts these technologies are bringing to our cities.


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New Urbanism is an urban design movement which promotes environmentally friendly habits by creating walkable neighborhoods containing a wide range of housing and job types. It arose in the United States in the early s, and has gradually influenced many aspects of real estate development, urban planning, and municipal land-use strategies.

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