New Urbanism


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New Urbanism

n.
A movement in urban design arising in the late 1900s and emphasizing the creation of pedestrian zones, improved public transit, mixed-use neighborhoods, and parks and other green spaces.

New Urbanism

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an international movement concerned with tackling the problems associated with urban sprawl and car dependency
New Urbanist n
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The firm is in smart growth and a founding partner in the Congress for the New Urbanism.
It wants to provide quality services through leading edge technology on the foundation of new urbanism principles.
in Hoffman Estates, said he's familiar with the new urbanism at the heart of the development's philosophy.
The city-planning movement known as New Urbanism is no longer the new kid on the block.
This is possible through new urbanism, an international planning movement that focuses on environment-friendly practices, which 'reforms the design of the built environment and raises the quality of life and standard of living by creating better places to live.'
Bert Green of Jackson, former developer and builder, said in an interview he is very impressed with Oubre, whom he called a New Urbanism pioneer.
The site of the old Kentucky Military Institute, the Mall, with shops below and residences above, is a prototype for mixed-use New Urbanism, illustrating principles of balance, order and imagination that encourage pedestrian activity.
Nowadays, New Urbanism, as one of the most crucial theories, guides postmodern urban planners and designers, and seeks to improve standard of living and quality of urban life.
Crowley, who joined CORE in January from architecture and development firm Flank, has a passion for new urbanism, which isn't surprising considering the slew of successful projects he's worked on in the biggest urban center in the U.S.
The traditional models in terms of building and planning that inform the Charter of New Urbanism are, however, more than vision.
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