Smart Growth & New Urbanism


Smart Growth & New Urbanism

This group is for all those who are interested in designing communities, neighborhoods, cities, streetscapes and developments following Smart Growth & New Urbanism Principles.

Location: Planet Earth
Members: 27
Latest Activity: Oct 11, 2014

Landscape Architecture Discussion Forum

How to achieve density development and quality at the same time? 2 Replies

I think a fitting question to start this group is the topic of how to achieve higher density development and maintain long term quality. While the design is only the beginning I think there are…Continue

Tags: new, urbanism, development, growth, community

Started by Jake Young. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner Jul 4, 2013.

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Comment by Roland Beinert on June 1, 2012 at 11:50am
Take a look at this article from treehugger:
Chicago has a new goal of zero traffic fatalities in ten years. I started a general discussion on this but no one was interested, I guess.
Part of the city's strategy involves redesigning streets. So, I thought it might interest this group.

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Is it time for Landscape Architects to step into the spotlight?

Throughout history—with the exception of the great Olmsted, of course—it seems that landscape architects seldom find their way into the design spotlight. Lurking in the shadows of a project's sources, the portion of folks…


Posted by Corey J. Halstead on November 4, 2015 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

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