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Urban Troppo in Weddell

posted 12.11 in news.

On Tuesday night an ABC article popped up announcing that Troppo and another unnamed firm have completed their new town design in the Northern Territory. To house 50,000, Weddell is to be built about 40 kilometres from Darwin. The population of...

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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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