Monthly Archives: August 2011

We can blend New Urbanism and Suburbanism.

I definitely think we can add elements of New Urbanism and Suburbanism to create a much more functional, pedestrian friendly, aesthetically pleasing and auto accomodating project.  This, in my opinion can be seen in many developments that have already been built.  The … Continue reading

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Is Suburban Development inherently bad?

My question is an honest one.  This subject of New Urbanism v/s Suburbanism seems to be as polarizing as the Republicans and Democrats in Washington, D. C.  In all of my experience the loudest voices seems to come from the … Continue reading

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East Village – 8/4/2011

  One thing we are paying careful attention to in East Village is the design of the project.  We are in the process of designing and developing the Town Center in front of the government building.  We have 2 large … Continue reading

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Why do we like New Urbanism projects?

For me this is easy to say but harder to describe.  I just like the way a properly planned New Urbanism project feels better than the way a typical suburban project feels.  The descriptive words that I can use to … Continue reading

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Why did we get the post war development?

Why did we get the type of development that occured after WWII?  There are theories that say our zoning that created seperation of land uses created it.  There are theories that the automobile and our reliance on it created it.  I … Continue reading

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