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Blocks (2) Façades

When you think about façades you think about buildings (one by one, taken as separate items) ; if you think in terms about bocks, the building façade is in a context, be it planar or not… 145 more words

Urban Planning

Arab Future Cities Summit Showcases Sustainable Development in Qatar Successfully

Eng. Abdulla Abdulaziz T. Al Subaie, Managing Director, Qatar Rail, addressing the audience at the Arab Future Cities Summit Qatar 2015

Doha, Qatar, April 19, 2015… 987 more words

Sustainability

Ambient Light Planning for Urban Public Spaces - Video Part 2

In this ‘part 2′ video, Greg Johnson of IowaCityArchitecture.com discusses strategies for managing ambient natural light in urban and public spaces as he walks through the downtown area of Iowa City. 16 more words

Urban Planning

American Makeover: A six-part web series on new urbanism as an antidote to sprawl.

Episode 1

Episode 1 was filmed on location in Atlanta, Georgia and Glenwood Park, a new urbanist influenced neighborhood near downtown Atlanta.

Episode 2

In Episode 2 of American Makeover, Duany ‘interprets’ Seaside on a walking tour, showing how many of the groundbreaking ideas it birthed were almost accidental byproducts of an attempt to build a town while totally avoiding debt…aka incremental urbanism. 147 more words

Urban Planning

If You Plant It, They Will Grow: Vancouver’s Strategy Toward Sustainability

Post by Casey Osborn and Jimmy Tran, MURP candidates ‘15 and ‘16

Our final day in Vancouver was themed “Green Spaces and Sustainable Places.” This catch-all day looked at how Vancouver was meeting the goals of its sustainability plan, the role parks played in city planning, and how the urban and natural environment were integrated and made accessible to residents. 528 more words

Urban Planning

Ambient Light Planning for Urban Public Spaces (Video)

Greg Johnson of IowaCityArchitecture.com discusses strategies for managing ambient natural light in urban and public spaces.

This is a companion video to the article on… 20 more words

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