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Published by: Aleksandar Bobic on Jan 15, 2013
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urban design compendium
homes and communities agencyllewelyn davies yeang
 
urban design compendium
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the fundamentals
contents
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the fundamentals
6
1.1 The Importance of Urban Design
10
1.2 Key Aspects of Design
12
1.3 How the Compendium is Organised
14
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appreciating the context
18
2.1 Community
20
2.2 Place
22
2.3 Natural Resources
25
2.4 Connections
28
2.5 Feasibility
30
2.6 Vision
31
3
creating the urban structure
32
3.1 The Movement Framework
343.1.1 Movement Assessment353.1.2 The Walkable Neighbourhood353.1.3 Street Network363.1.4 Types of Grid38
3.2 Mixing Uses
393.2.1 The Neighbourhood Unit403.2.2 Character Areas403.2.3 Compatible Uses413.2.4 Mixed Forms, Uses and Users413.2.5 Centres423.2.6 Edges433.2.7Transition Zones45
3.3 Density, Facilities and Form
463.3.1 Density and Facilities463.3.2 Density and Form473.3.3 Density and Interior Space493.3.4 Density and Time49
3.4 Energy and Resource Efficiency
503.4.1 Solar Design503.4.2 Water513.4.3 Earth 513.4.4 Wind523.4.5 Waste52
3.5 Landscape
533.5.1 Open Space and Landscape Design543.5.2 Public Access to Open Space573.5.3 Open Space Networks573.5.4 Wildlife and Ecology573.5.5 Topography583.5.6 Microclimate593.5.7Management603.5.8 Urban Forestry60
 
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urban design compendium
1
the fundamentals
3.6 Landmarks, Vistas and Focal Points
613.6.1 Landmarks613.6.2 Vistas623.6.3 Focal Points 62
3.7 Blocks
643.7.1 Perimeter Blocks643.7.2 Block Size653.7.3 Block Shape653.7.4 Block Interiors66
3.8 Parcels and Plots
673.8.1 Parcel Size673.8.2 Plot Size673.8.3 Plot and Parcel Sub-divisions67
4
making the connections
68
4.1 Walking
714.1.1 The Pedestrian Environment71
4.2 Cycling
734.2.1 The Cyclist Environment734.2.2 Cycle Lanes734.2.3 Cycle Security73
4.3 Public Transport
744.3.1 Public Transport Catchments744.3.2 Bus Provision74
4.4 Streets and Traffic
754.4.1 Street Types754.4.2 Main Routes754.4.3 Streets as Social Places764.4.4 Tracking764.4.5 Junctions774.4.6 Traffic calming and Pedestrian Crossings77
4.5 Parking and Servicing
784.5.1 Parking Standards784.5.2 Positioning Parking794.5.3 Car Parks804.5.4 Servicing81
4.6 Utilities Infrastructure
824.6.1 Services Routing824.6.2 Equipment Boxes82
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detailing the place
84
5.1 Positive Outdoor Space
865.1.1 Positive and Negative Space875.1.2 Building Lines and Set-backs885.1.3 Enclosure88
5.2 Animating the Edge
895.2.1 Active Frontage895.2.2 Richness and Beauty91
5.3 Building Size and Scale
935.3.1 Building Height935.3.2 Building Depth945.3.3 Corners945.3.4 Building Width95
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