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Ecological Urbanism vs. New Urbanism

United States

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 infrastructure. Conversely, New Urbanism provides a counterweight to Ecological Urbanism’s obsession with infrastructure that ignores practical patterns of human settlement.


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