Mixed use


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Mixed use

A variety of authorized activities in an area or a building, as distinguished from the isolated uses and planned separation outlined by many zoning ordinances.

mixed use

1. Descriptive of a district that has been zoned to permit more than a single use, for example, commercial and residential.
2. Descriptive of a building that has more than one use.
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Frustrated by what they saw as a lack of movement on the matter, the council's Legal Affairs subcommittee crafted a petition to define mixed use.
These include support for mixed use, controlled SAN interfaces, advanced monitoring and alerting, and broad-range, cost effective scalability.
Roulac suggested that these cities are characterized by: a sense of place; beauty in the natural environment; a transportation system that does not rely on a car to survive; and a 24-hour city which has mixed uses, mixed activity, diversity, and which emphasizes entertainment and strong learning conducive to creativity.
But, significantly, his most radical schemes like the Singapore tower project with its mixed uses and elaborate vegetation (AR February 1999) remain on paper.
Mixed uses that don't fight with each other are common.
For all the commitment to mixed uses argued Jamel Abed (of the architecture department in the American University of Beirut) 'the Solidere scheme is isolated by a ring road and is arranged to be visually consumed by businessmen and tourists.
The city authorities have produced a plan for the district which is intended to give the area the mixed uses of a proper urban area, and of course it must incorporate a large residential element.