Urban Design 150 - Spring

NORTHWESTERN EUROPE

This issue has been kindly sponsored by GreenBlueUrban

COVER

The non-profit mixed use district Hunziker Areal (Mehr als Wohnen) development in Zurich. Photograph cJohannes Marburg,Genf

 

UPDATE

3 — New Town Utopia

3 — Low Traffic Neighbourhoods

4 — Understanding Local Distinctiveness

5 — Early Years Learning from Landmarks

6 — U D Library #29: A Thousand Plateaus, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari

7 — My Favourite Plan: Joe Holyoak

8 — Behind the Image: Granary Square, King’s Cross

 

RESEARCH

10 — Exploring the Significance of Local Mixed Streets, Agustina Martire

 

INTERNATIONAL

12 — Disappearing Urban Communities, Gihan Karunaratne

14 — Public Space after Conflict, Horacio Gomez Murcia

16 — The Remodelling of the Gran Via, Teresa Franchini

 

TOPIC: NORTHWESTERN EUROPE

18 — Introduction, Judith Ryser, guest topic editor

21 — How we live: Observations from Space, Hannes Taubenbock, Christian Geiss and Michael Wurm

24 — Ludwigsburg: A City of the Future and Living Lab, Sven Dubner and Constanze Heydkamp

27 — Working in the Context of the Brussels Canal Plan, Dirk van de Putte

31 — Creating Green Networks in Flanders, Michael Stas and Jan Zaman

33 — Rethinking the Village, Jeff Mirkes

36 — Shaping Zurich’s Development with Non-profit Housing, Roman Streite

39 — Designing with Children, Aafke Nijenhuijzen

41 — Places of Fear, Peter Zeile and Fabian Schlosser

44 — Encouraging Mobility for People with Dementia, Clemens Beyer and Wolfgang W Wasserburger

 

BOOK REVIEWS

46 — The Handbook of Urban Morphology, Karl Kropf

46 — Building and Dwelling, Richard Sennett

47 — New Suburbanism, Sustainable Tall Building Development, Kheir Al-Kodmany

47 — Vertical Urbanism, ed. Zhongjie Lin and Jose L S Gamez

48 — Modernist Estates – Europe, Stefi Orazi

48 — Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise: Fresh and Gray Strategies, Stefan Al

49 — Walkable City Rules, Jeff Speck

49 — A Vertical Forest, Instructions booklet for the prototype of a forest city, Stefano Boeri

 

50 — PRACTICE INDEX

56 — EDUCATION INDEX

 

ENDPIECE

57 — As much as necessary, as little as possible, Joe Holyoak