Urbanism Final IV

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Urbanism Final IV
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2012-12-10 12:01:25
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  1. street corner radius
    • gentle curves encourage faster turns 
    • sharper curves encourage slower turns 
  2. street lighting 
    sodium vapor lights are more favorable but they create a glare and dont look good 
  3. street trees 
    • help reduce heat, slows traffic but are very costly (roots breaking through surface & water) 
    • base of tree needs to be covered by either mulch or a grate 
  4. street width 
    • right of way-whole area reserved for street 
    • paved area for traffic=where roadway 
    • everything else between roadway and building 
  5. combating sprawl
    • focus on mixed use 
    • don't cater to cars (make traveling comfortable for pedestrian)
    • mixed transportation 
    • mixed housing
  6. retail management-barrier to combat sprawl 
    • centralized management over district
    • joint management 

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