Monthly Archives: January 2011

Mass Transit

President Obama in his 2011 State of the Union address said that this country needs more high speed rail.  Many projects today are projected to reduce emmissions and daily car usage by locating next to Transit stations.  They are called … Continue reading

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Inquiry

I would like to ask a few questions and see what type of answers we get.  What does new urbanism mean in your own words? What is the most important issue in future growth? How would you implement your most … Continue reading

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Interesting Article

I googled and found an interesting article about New Urbanism that was in the New Urban News.  One function of new urbanism that I believe is misunderstood and too often miscalculated in developments is the mixed use aspect of projects.  … Continue reading

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Visiting Metro Atlanta New Urbanism projects 1

In this category I will go over different New Urbanism projects, many of which I have personally visited.  The first project I would like to talk about is Serenbe (www.serenbe.com).  This is a large mixed use project in South Fulton … Continue reading

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Experiment

Part 1 of Experiment – Please read this part and answer this question before moving to the next part.  There are 2 pictures in this post.  The picture on the left is a typical suburban shopping center.  The picture on … Continue reading

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New Urbanism v/s Old Urbanism

If we look back in the history of the United States; States, Counties, and Cities were formed based upon transportation – just like growth patterns form today.  When the 13 original colonies were formed, which later became the first states … Continue reading

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New Urbanism trend

New Urbanism has become the hot trend in real estate development in the last 5 years or so.  Many tout the benefits of this design which takes its theory from the small towns that were built prior to the automobile. … Continue reading

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Up and Running

Well, I still have a lot of work to do to customize my blog, but at least now I am Up and Running. Share this:FacebookEmail

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