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Urban Planning

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Protected bike lanes have led to a dramatic reduction of fatalities on New York City streets. Click image for full article and visit the boards >>

Orthogonal plans for squares Rob Krier, Typological & morphological elements of the concept of urban space, London, AD and Acroshaw Ltd ...

Orthogonal plans for squares Rob Krier,... - Purestform

BIG diagrams

City map I assume illustrator and autocad were used to create. I love the simplicity of the grid and representation of the diagram.

Buenos Aires streets. Beautiful!

Le Corbusier’s “Radiant Cities” (1935) were built around large towers set far apart to provide residents with equal access to light, air and open space.

A cafe, playroom and gallery are tucked beneath the artificial topography of this undulating public square in Mexico by architect Enrique Norten of TEN Arquitectos. Located in the city of Puebla, the square was constructed to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Puebla

urban squares

Figure Ground of Major cities throughout the World

GIS Walkability Modeling | Planetizen Courses

Ana Aragão

Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas, by Denis Wood, Intro by Ira Glass, essays by Albert Mobilio and Ander Monson, interview by Blake Butler. Iconoclastic geographer Denis Wood has created an atlas unlike any other. He surveys his small, century-old neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina by first paring away the inessential “map crap” (scale, orientation, street grids), then by locating the revelatory in the unmapped and unmappable

Everything Sings - Siglio Press

Building outlines in the Eixample of Barcelona, today. Original plan laid out in "Projecte de l'eixample i reforma de Barcelona", by Ildefons Cerdà in 1860.

A pattern language. Christopher Alexander

Marrakech (Morocco) The structures in Architecture Without Architects reveal a kind of purposeful, iterative, social design process that, while dating back centuries and originating in primitive cultures, offers a powerful parallel to contemporary shifts towards collaborative creation.

secondhand cars

Brasília-DF, Brasil

alou cerda!

a brainless thinker

exterior spaces diagram: Back to Søgaard School / CEBRA

A Walkable Mixed-Use Neighborhood


Oakland freeways

An urban resort, the One Cape Town is steps from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, with kids’ clothing shops, live music, & harbor cruises.

Albertslund Syd competiton. Renovation of 1.000 courtyard houses in Copenhagen