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Urban design

Design of public urban environments.The aspects of architecture and city planning that deal with the design of urban structures and space.
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A study published in March in Cities and Health found that green spaces and colorful urban design elements within cities were associated with higher levels of happiness, greater trust of strangers, and greater environmental stewardship.
Bicycle advocate and urban design expert Mikael Colville-Andersen is known for his blogs "Copenhagenize" and "Cycle Chic," as well as his TV series Life-Sized City.
Contrary to the existing studies and literature on urban design, their study distinguishes itself by relating pedestrian volumes to both conceptual urban design qualities and specific streetscape features, while controlling for environmental characteristics.
Representatives from Urban Design Associates, the international urban design and architecture firm hired to develop the Greenville's Downtown Master Plan, are in Greenville for a week-long design charrette.
Cooper Robertson has announced that Mike Aziz, AIA, LEED AP, has joined the firm as their new Director of Urban Design. An experienced architect and planner, Aziz has worked on large-scale urban design, waterfront revitalization, and campus master-planning projects for over fifteen years.
Parsons has appointed George Arvanitis as director of Master Planning and Urban Design for its Built Environment Division in the Middle East.
Parsons has announced the appointment of George Arvanitis as director of master planning and urban design for the built environment division in its Middle East and Africa business unit.
According to the "Major UAE Landscaping Projects 2018" BNC Report published by the Urban Design & Landscaping Expo, Dubai is currently developing the "World Legends Theme Park" with a $1-billion investment.
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David Tittle is joining sister agency Design South East and will be replaced by Meredith Evans on a part-time basis in order to continue his work with ME Planning and Urban Design.
Synopsis: The collaboratively compiled by Hans Kiib (Professor of Urban Design, Aalborg University, Denmark) and Gitte Marling (Professor of Urban Design, Aalborg University), "Catalyst Architecture: Rio de Janeiro, New York, Tokyo, Copenhagen" raises a discussion in regard to architecture's role as a catalyst for urban development.

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