CABE Urban Design Summer School - Phil Jones Associates

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CABE Urban Design Summer School - Phil Jones Associates

  1. 1. Urban Design meets Transport Planning Phil Jones 12 July 2010
  2. 2. MADE Lane width = 3.65m It’ll never pass Safety Audit!! DCLG Urban Designers Town Planners Engineers Transport Planners CIHT IHE Policy Quality Big picture stuff Design Design Design!!
  3. 3. <ul><li>Research, policy and guidance </li></ul><ul><li>New developments </li></ul><ul><li>Existing places </li></ul>What do we do?
  4. 4. <ul><li>First recognition of place function of streets by Department of Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Discourages segregated and divisive roads that have little place function </li></ul><ul><li>“ A street is a highway that has important public realm functions beyond the movement of traffic.” </li></ul>Manual for Streets (2007)
  5. 5. ???? MfS DMRB
  6. 6. Manual for Streets 2 (2010) Wider Application of the Principles <ul><li>Takes MfS principles out of the residential ghetto and applies them to all non-trunk highways </li></ul><ul><li>To be published 29 September 2010 Birmingham conference 5 October 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>General advice on street planning/design </li></ul><ul><li>Nitty gritty stuff on how to reduce clutter, tighten carriageways, make places more pedestrian and cycle friendly. </li></ul><ul><li>“ ...most MfS advice can be applied to a highway regardless of speed limit. It is therefore recommended that as a starting point for any scheme affecting non-trunk roads, designers should start with MfS . ” </li></ul>Manual for Streets 2
  7. 7. South Yorkshire – Residential Design Guide <ul><li>Prepared in conjunction with Studio REAL </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of Urban Design Guidance, Building for Life policies and Highway Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Currently out for consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Someone in this room thinks it’s rubbish... </li></ul>
  8. 8. North-West Cheltenham – 4500 Dwellings for Bloor Homes
  9. 10. Boulevard Avenue High Street
  10. 12. Seven Sisters Country Park, East Sussex
  11. 16. Bexleyheath, Outer London

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