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Daily Archives: March 16, 2012
The cities being built now in countries like China or India typically consist of 5-10 storey buildings, normally connected with large but overflowing road networks. With such a setup a lot of land area is lost to roads, and the … Continue reading
Have you ever walked along the boulevards of Paris or strolled up from Tianmen Square into the Forbidden City? How did it make you feel? Probably as the designers intended – small! Human beings generally like to spend time in … Continue reading
Broad avenues, asphalt and wide parking lots are great for steel boxes on wheels. What human beings need, though, is smaller scales, narrow and winding alleys, trees and green grass. However, when we design cities for the automobile to easily … Continue reading