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New Rules Project - Environment - Land Use Rules
A "sprawling" landscape generally has no center and few public spaces where people congregate. Many Americans feel that sprawling development has accrued too many ... in traffic, know fewer of our neighbors, and inhabit a privatized landscape with few public squares or "third places". In addition, as varying ethnic groups and social classes live in ...
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EcoNews, Serving the Vision of a Sustainable Vancouver Island
Turn parking lots into public squares. The act of creating pedestrian streets freed up parking lots, enabling the city to transform them into public squares. 4. Keep scale dense and ... and night, animates the city. 8. Adapt the cityscape to changing seasons. Outdoor cafés, public squares, and street performers attract thousands in the summer; skating rinks, heated benches, and gaslit ...
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Ecotecture | Towards Car Free Cities III
We strolled along the romantic Vltava River, across spacious public squares, through narrow twisting alleyways and into small intimate courtyards. The pedestrian streets were meant ... those streets. There are also twenty-seven blocks of pedestrian streets, dozens of beautiful squares and plazas, enormous parkland and semi-natural open spaces graced by rivers and streams ...
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In Copenhagen some 2,000 free bicycles are available in public squares and train stations, while a national tax on automobile purchases more than triples the cost ...
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Residential Environmental Design Featured Article - Green Architecture in the 21st Century
Green building makes sense from all standpoints. Its concerns focus on the environment, economy, public health and comfort. It's about quality, durability, and longevity. It's about environmental ... on the use of the car, parking will be tucked away, allowing for small parks, public squares, and street seating to enliven ones everyday experience. In the home, flexibility, efficiency, and ecology ...
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NRDC: New National Smart Growth Standards Reward Alternatives to Sprawl
LEED-ND standards recognize developers who locate projects within easy walking distance to dependable, frequent public transit stops. They also give points for wide sidewalks, inviting streetscapes and other design ... but residents don't feel crowded because homes, stores and offices can be built around public squares, parks, gardens and tree-lined streets that lend a green and inviting feel to the ...
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Population Action International : PAI's Study Tour to Mexico
Visit a public hospital and an urban, private MEXFAM clinic (an International Planned Parenthood Federation affiliate) where ... Cathedral, and the National Place - all located in Mexico City in one of the biggest public squares in the world Tepoztlán: a colonial town with cobbled streets, an outdoor market, a ...
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Zapatista! (Do or Die)
Across the whole of Mexico the spirit of Zapata has new energy. The central squares and main streets of towns across the South of Mexico have blockades and ... responded with strikes, riots, rebellions, occupations of land, schools and factories, squatting, lobbying, public campaigns, demonstrations, radical literature, meetings, conferences, self organisation in communities, guerrilla movements, etc. ...
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The Eternal Threat (Do or Die)
(New Guinea). ‘Far’ islands (squares) are those greater than 2,000 miles from a colonisation source. Dots without circles or squares are islands of intermediate distance. (1) Wake, (2) Henderson, (3) Line, (4 ... funders and supporters and probably the majority of the Western public. If FoE etc brought up these issues they would be labelled ...
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Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies | Whale Rescue | Disentanglement Network
Disentanglement Network Atlantic Coast Network black circles represent first response kits; white squares represent full rescue caches Bay of Fundy: NEAq, ECE, PCCS/USCG, CCG/DFO Coastal ... Carolina Sea Grant, the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Born Free Foundation, and public donations. The Atlantic Large Whale Disentanglement Network operates under federal authority of the ...
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