New Urbanism

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New Urbanism

An approach to designing cities, towns, and neighborhoods that tries to reduce traffic and eliminate sprawl. Although the term New Urbanism emerged during the late 1980s and early 1990s, its principles are much older.
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With one part Norman Rockwell and two parts Disney, Neotraditionalism makes everything old, new again.
Shih has a good deal more to tell us about the varieties of Chinese responses to globalizing modernism, from the attraction of neotraditionalism to the erotic experimentalism of the Shanghai school.
The writers for the Advocate clearly assumed that their readers would be able to comprehend the parallels they invoked between Christian types of faith and Jewish neotraditionalism.
Ironically, the failure of past planning is the premise for the latest planning fad, variously called new urbanism, neotraditionalism, or smart growth.
Key characteristics or values: neotraditionalism, ritual, optimism, technological adeptness, compartmentalized work and life
Rather than presenting the actual views of the partisans in that polarized debate, the editors have chosen to summarize the arguments for and against New Urbanism, neotraditionalism and green building in their introduction to this section.