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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New Urbanism and New Town Planning

New Urbanism is an urban design movement arose firstly in the US in the 1980s.  New Urbanism focuses on sustainable human-scaled urban design, from a single block to the whole community, to create places where people can live healthily and happily. The Michigan Land Use Institute (MLUI) listed out 10 principles of new urbanism, which…
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Comment on Diva Jain’s ‘Economics and Culture-led Urban Regeneration’

Diva’s discussion of analysing the economic background of a place is a very interesting and incredibly important topic. Determining the demographics, income and wealth, culture and heritage, site and location, resources and market potential are essential in ensuring good urban design. As Oswell (2013) puts it, applying these six domains to “any new build or…
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Economics and Culture-led Urban Regeneration

Economics is the science of estimating Worth and Economic analysis focuses on Value (Oswell ,2013 ). The fundamental process of understanding economics and its application guides us through the process of design with a robust dataset that we can rely upon for an efficient design. Economic analysis for an effective Urban design can be done in…
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