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(ŭr'băn),
Jerome A., 20th-century U.S. surgeon. See: Urban operation.
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For example, Form Based Codes (FBC) in New Urbanism are considered as the tools combine former guides with zoning regulations, and thus receive a legitimate power to control designing (Paroleck et al.
What were the influential factors of Greek (Seleucid) urbanism on Parthian art of urbanism?
When New Urbanism emerged in the early 1990s, it made perfect sense to a Catholic humanist like Bess, a Thomist who believes that the purpose of the city is to provide an environment in which people can live virtuously--that is, achieve excellence in their vocations--in community.
systems for the successful implementation of new urbanism, and it has
How will this shift in the architect's role influence the future of urbanism and urban aesthetics?
Traditional urbanism, even without green technology, is better than green sprawl.
The Academy of Urbanism is an independent organisation, formed in 2006, which brings together a diverse group of thinkers, decision-makers and practitioners involved in the social, cultural, economic, political and physical development of villages, towns and cities.
For the two-month period, an urbanism and architecture film festival will run, screening classic and contemporary films in the public square every night for the opening week and every weekend in public cinemas across the city.
Winners will be announced at the annual Urbanism Awards ceremony on November 20.
The reader looking to the section on "Urban Design" for an exciting debate on New Urbanism will be disappointed.
The Academy of Urbanism, which promotes inspired urban design and creativity, announced that it had included the Quarter for its 2009 awards.
The husband-and-wife team of town planners Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk are typically credited as the founders of new urbanism, a style of community design that embraces mixed use (commercial and residential) development in pedestrian-friendly and green space-rich neighborhoods-much like the old neighborhoods many baby-boomers remember before suburban sprawl made us all slaves to our cars.