superblock


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superblock

(ˈsuːpəˌblɒk)
n
an urban area, usually closed to through traffic, which has interrelated residences and industries as well as commercial, social, and recreational facilities
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During the four-day event held under the theme "Sustainability, Architecture and the City", the participants showcased their design efforts on an urban regeneration project, where they were tasked with redesigning a superblock concept in Abu Dhabi, a large city block comprised of interrelated residences, commercial, social and recreational facilities, using the main sustainability features that currently exist as a resource.
CARBONDALE Morgan Andrews blasted a homer and went 4-for-4 with four RBIs to lead the Marion High School softball team to an 11-0, five-inning win over Carbondale in a South Seven Conference game Tuesday at the Superblock.
Most of the buildings and parcels previously were included in failed redevelopment proposals, including the so-called Superblock.
in the heart of downtown's booming superblock. The block also boasts a newly opened Topgolf Swing Suite at The Venue on Main and Lula Drake, a wine parlor and event space that Rogers and company were involved in developing as part of the Main Street district's ongoing revitalization.
Security Properties is planning a dense mixed-use development with hundreds of residential units, retail space, open space and parking at the 4.7-acre superblock site.
The company also is serving as master developer for the remaining 25 acres of the surrounding superblock, an effort expected to draw a variety of office, retail, hotel and residential development.
The second wall highlights MDD's 'Lifestyle and Community Portal' which analyses energy production and consumption at a district, superblock, building and unit level, raising awareness, enhancing energy efficiency, and the smart metering of utilities.
He used, as an example, the superblock idea introduced in Barcelona's Urban Mobility Plan to give the city back to the people and reduce pollution.
The existence of Aeon and sports facilities in the Little Tokyo superblock can accommodate the lifestyle of millennials and young families.
Moqtada Al Sadr is an unpredictable heavyweight of Iraqi politics, who recently managed -- yet again -- to surprise everybody when he teamed up with another Shiite heavyweight, Hadi Al Amiri, earlier this month, creating what some are describing as a "Shiite superblock" in the Iraqi parliament, with 101 members of parliament.