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Sustainable Placemaking Urban form as a basis for meeting the challenge of Climate Change
1.   Identity A distinct character 2.   Safe and pleasant spaces Clear distinction between public and private space 3.   S...
Urban form gives shape to places … .it is the physical expression of the qualities What is form?
ASPECT OF FORM Urban  structure [ THE ESSENTIAL DIAGRAM OF A PLACE ] Spatial distributions, networks, layout principles
ASPECT OF FORM Accessibility [ THE RELATIVE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MOBILITY ] Distribution, integration and frequency of modal ...
ASPECT OF FORM Density  + Mix [ THE QUANTUM, TYPE + INTER-RELATIONSHIP OF LAND USES ] Type, distribution, intensity, mix, ...
ASPECT OF FORM   Height +  Massing [ THE SIZE AND SHAPE OF BUILDINGS IN RELATION TO OTHER DEVELOPMENT ] landmarks, vistas ...
ASPECT OF FORM   Streetscape + Landscape [ THE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT OF THE PUBLIC SPACES ] Strategic landscape, green inf...
ASPECT OF PERFORMANCE Sustainabilit y   [ THE RELATIVE PERFORMANCE AGAINST USE OF ASSETS, DECISIONMAKING, LIVABILITY AND W...
 
Trade offs Fix the  must haves . These are the ‘non negotiables’, the FEW things that must happen in a particular way to m...
 
 
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A+DS Sustainable Placemaking 2 - urban form as a basis for meeting the challenge of climate change

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A+DS Sustainable Placemaking 2 - urban form as a basis for meeting the challenge of climate change

  1. 1. Sustainable Placemaking Urban form as a basis for meeting the challenge of Climate Change
  2. 2. 1. Identity A distinct character 2. Safe and pleasant spaces Clear distinction between public and private space 3. Sense of welcome Lively public space & the ability to make strangers feel welcome 4. Ease of movement Convenient access 5. Adaptability The capacity to adapt to change 6. Good use of resources A mix of uses Q U A L I T I E S
  3. 3. Urban form gives shape to places … .it is the physical expression of the qualities What is form?
  4. 4. ASPECT OF FORM Urban structure [ THE ESSENTIAL DIAGRAM OF A PLACE ] Spatial distributions, networks, layout principles
  5. 5. ASPECT OF FORM Accessibility [ THE RELATIVE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MOBILITY ] Distribution, integration and frequency of modal choices, strategic and local accessibility
  6. 6. ASPECT OF FORM Density + Mix [ THE QUANTUM, TYPE + INTER-RELATIONSHIP OF LAND USES ] Type, distribution, intensity, mix, vertical or horizontal layering
  7. 7. ASPECT OF FORM Height + Massing [ THE SIZE AND SHAPE OF BUILDINGS IN RELATION TO OTHER DEVELOPMENT ] landmarks, vistas and views, building shoulder height, setbacks, shadow projections, blanket height
  8. 8. ASPECT OF FORM Streetscape + Landscape [ THE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT OF THE PUBLIC SPACES ] Strategic landscape, green infrastructure, green networks, local open spaces, public spaces
  9. 9. ASPECT OF PERFORMANCE Sustainabilit y [ THE RELATIVE PERFORMANCE AGAINST USE OF ASSETS, DECISIONMAKING, LIVABILITY AND WASTE ] Define this type of measure on a place specific basis
  10. 11. Trade offs Fix the must haves . These are the ‘non negotiables’, the FEW things that must happen in a particular way to make the idea work Identify the discretionary variables and the quality ranges. This is best achieved through PERFORMANCE CRITERIA. Assess incentives and adaptability Balance must haves and discretionary variables on the basis of your vision: start with this question ‘what kind of place are we trying to create’…..and test everything against the answer.

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