Smart Growth & New Urbanism

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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

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

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

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Comment by Roland Beinert on June 1, 2012 at 11:50am
Take a look at this article from treehugger: http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/chicago-aims-zero-traffic-fatalitie...
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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Landscape Sustainability and Tall Wood Building

Posted by Lauren E. L. Marshall on December 4, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

 Advanced Water Purification Facility Science and Administration Center, Photo Credit: Michael E. Cabezas

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Sustainable Residential Design Spotlight: Edyn Smart Garden Sensor

Posted by Nicholas Buesking on December 2, 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

The process of building and maintaining a garden…

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