Library Study presentation on Central Business District (CBD)

Source:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_business_district Presentation –Library Study on CBD The CBD or Central Business District is the focal point of a city. It is the commercial, office, retail, and cultural center of the city and usually is the center point for transportation networks. There are no boundaries to the CBD. The CBD is essentially about perception. It is usually … Continue reading

Urban Terminology

• Urban Structure – how a place is put together and how it’s parts relate to each other. • Urban Typology – spatial types and morphologies related to intensity of use, consumption of resources (sustainability), production and maintenance of viable communities. • Accessibility – providing for ease, safety and choice when moving to and through … Continue reading

Scope of Urban Design

It is to provide a framework for exploring the meaning and scope of urban design is contemporary planning and urban development. Central Argument: Urban Design is neither big architecture nor limited to urban landscape issues. It does not operate solely at the interface between planning and architecture. Why Urban Design is important? 1. Ecological Significance: … Continue reading

Urban Design

Urban Design – to find the threshold for monotony and variety. It concerns the arrangement, appearance and functionality of towns and cities and in particular the shaping and uses of urban Public Spaces. “Urban Design is generally accepted name for the process of giving physical design direction to urban growth, conservation and change. It is … Continue reading