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Principles of Urban Design

In this section you will find: the basic forms of cities, images which show different strategies for moving people through urban space, and images of the urban forms which enable people to watch others.

Principles of Urban Design

In this section you will find: the basic forms of cities, images which show different strategies for moving people through urban space, and images of the urban forms which enable people to watch others.

  • Basic Morphology

    • Streets

      • Interior Streets/Arcades

      • Jacob’s Rule

      • Design for Movement through Streets (wings, in/deference, y trap, narrows, etc.)
    • Stairs

    • Squares

    • Spectator space

    • Walls

    • Parks