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tag: new urbanism

Sprawling from Grace: The Consequences of Suburbanisation

posted 01.13 in resources.

This U.S. documentary from 2008, freely available on Youtube, sells the virtues of the New Urban town centre to the general video-watching population. Unfortunately it uses scare tactics to do so. The first two-thirds warns of impending doom in the...

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Ecological Urbanism vs. New Urbanism

posted 12.10 in resources.

An intelligent review of a 2010 debate at Harvard GSD, at Urban Omnibus. Ecological Urbanism points out that New Urbanism, in its slavish devotion to density, ignores the urgent need to leave space for new, sustainable forms of urban...

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Terrain.org

posted 07.08 in resources.

An american journal of the built and natural environments. Has an emphasis on poetry and fiction

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cars, density, ecological urbanism, energy scarcity, freeways, housing, james howard kunstler, jan gehl, sprawl, suburbs, traffic, transportation, urban growth, urbanism