Sustainable Urbanism III

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  1. Physical diversity 
    When you have more than just the cookie cutter look of buildings
  2. planned communities 
    • when developers use greenfields to create a new community 
    • vision of ideal cities and how it should turn out 
    • built from scratch 
  3. population density 
    How many people are in a certain amount of space 

    measured in area
  4. Principles of New Urbanism
    • Diversity
    • Connectivity 
    • Equity 
    • Public 
    • Density 
  5. Public Space 
    • Encourages social interaction 
    • Not Privately owned 
    • William Whyte in the 70s studied NYC parks and found that sit-able spaces are really important when considering space 
    • -people liked being able to move their chairs around 
  6. Regional Planning Association of America 
    JUST REMEMBER THIS ASSOCIATION FOR THE EXAM
  7. Regionalism
    • Low Intensity Low Order 
    • Focus on natural state with minimal control 
  8. Roadways (as related to sprawl)
    • add on to a more autocentric society
    • usually not friendly to pedestrians
  9. Robert Moses
    • the Master Planner of New York City
    • example of urban plan making
  10. Rural-to-Urban Transect
    • a new way of zoning with more mixed use zones 
    • measures building density vs the natural environment 
    • allows for an area to evolve gracefully 
  11. Shopping plazas and Strip Malls 
    • tracts of land solely dedicated to shopping 
    • surrounded by massive parking lots that aren't always used 
  12. Social Diversity
    When you have a mix of demographics 
  13. Sprawl 
    When cities continue to grow outwards instead of inwards and upwards 
  14. Theoretical Antecedents of New Urbanism
    • Incrementalism                                      Plan-Making 
    • Regionalism                                          Planned Communities
  15. Tract Housing 
    Uniform housing ususally found in most subdivisions 

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