Andres Duany, Architect and Urban Theorist

Part 1: Introduction; Background; Suburban sprawl patterns; the four major components; public realm/private realm Part 2: Zoning/Codes; Single Use vs. Mixed Use Planning; Traffic and congestion issues; Quality of Life issues; Scale and relation to physical compatibility vs. functional compatibility 9 part New Urbanism case study lecture Andres Duany, Architect and Urban Theorist.

A Sustainable Pattern Language

Speaking of a Sustainable Language, here’s a look at ConservationEconomy.Net’s Pattern Map: a visual guide to the sustainability patterns that provide a frame-work for developing a Conservation Economy. visit their site and click on the “patterns” for a wealth of language and definitions for a desirable and achievable sustainable society ConservationEconomy.Net