Timelessness: Lessons From History & Tradition They are simple and sublime. More cannot be said. They are not the brat of awhimsical conception never before brought to light, but copied from the mostprecious, the most perfect model[s]. Thomas Jefferson, 1786, On traditional architecture. Tradition is the tending of the fire, not the worship of the ashes. -Goethe
The record shows there is far less danger of over-designing than there is of failing to keep pace with the technological advances of the motor vehicle... 1 1 Mr. George T McCoy, Past President of AASHO 1955 speech at AASHO convention.
First Published 1942, Harvard University Press- This is a 1947 Edition.
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Key Design Principles1. The best transport plan is a good land use plan2. Good street design starts with pedestrians• A well-designed street network provides safety for all modes of transport• Street connectivity enhances capacity and allows smooth traffic flow• Street design reflects Plan 2030 goals for Abu Dhabi Emirate• Street design supports estidama principles