Five of my most popular posts on urbanism
For those of you who haven’t gotten enough of the urbanism alphabet yet, here are a few other urban planning related alphabet lists.
To illustrate the diversity of thinking on urbanism, I have created this list of 101 urbanisms.
While an interesting premise (and a great term), X-Urbanism never really caught on outside academic circles.
Walkable urbanism is focused on creating and enhancing pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use and mixed-income places.
Ver·nac·u·lar: of, relating to, or characteristic of a period, place, or group… Most cities—even those with grand plans like Burnham’s Chicago or Haussmann’s Paris—derive much of their character from their locality. Their urban fabric is largely defined by factors such as local building materials, climate, access to water, history and …
In the 20th century, utopian urbanism has been explored through such proposals as Howard’s Garden City, Le Corbusier’s Radiant City and Wright’s Broadacre City
Temporary urbanism shows how—with a lot of ingenuity and a little investment—cities could transform urban voids into urban oases.
Sustainable urbanism combines the enhancement of multi-modal places, nurturing diverse economies, and building high-performance infrastructure.
As an increasing number of people desire an urban lifestyle, the question of what to do with the suburbs remains.