Comment on Sharon Zhu’s – Neighbourhood Design and the Garden City

Sharon’s Blog is about how a concept of “Garden City” work in Neighborhood design and she has also mentioned five principles of a good neighborhood design. which are, a radius of walking distance of 400m, clear center, identifiable edges, street pattern and diversity of buildings and people. She has well explained Ebenezer Howard’s town-country magnet concept. Here in…
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Comment on Kelly Tang’s – New Urbanism and New Town Planning

Kelly’s Blog is about the concept of “New Urbanism” and stating main principles to make an ideal city to live in. She has highlighted, how new urbanism is focused on strong community connections and easily accessible and human scale spaces or building within the city. After the World War II, The modernist urbanism emerged. During…
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Comment on Ryan Conlon’s – Reducing Emissions to Improve Health

Ryan’s Blog about Sustainable Transport and Health concern deals with one of the mainstream issue of the last decade. Since 1993, issues of sustainability and development have brought out debates related to population, industry, energy consumption, global warming and pollution, and urbanism. As he stated, transport is a huge contributor to air pollution, accounting for…
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Comment on – Sharon Zhu – Neighbourhood Design and the Garden City.

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Sharon’s blog post discusses the relationship of how urban neighbourhoods have developed at the time of the Garden City movement. The movement’s principles became the design basis for many of the traditional new towns in the UK. Howard’s magnet illustrates the differences between country and city living at the time and how his 3rd magnet…
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