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Urban Design 101: Building Orientation
« on: September 22, 2009, 06:04:09 AM »
Urban Design 101: Building Orientation



Simple and cost effective solutions can make a huge difference in the development of a sustainable community that supports walkability. Today, Metro Jacksonville takes a look at the Los Angeles Urban Design Studio's graphic guidelines on building orientation.

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Re: Urban Design 101: Building Orientation
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2009, 08:56:33 AM »
Great presentation that should be the 'how-to' guide for any up and coming city.  Will the powers-that-be in Jacksonville sit up and take note? 

Just like the Tootsie-Pop conundrum: the world may never know.
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Re: Urban Design 101: Building Orientation
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2009, 09:15:53 AM »
Bumping this up again or a new post?

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Re: Urban Design 101: Building Orientation
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2009, 11:45:08 AM »
This is new.  I like what they had to say about mid-block cut-throughs.  There are a lot of things on here that should be requirements for new developments in Jax, both in the core and farther out.

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Re: Urban Design 101: Building Orientation
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2009, 08:59:41 AM »
This 101 series is really nice.
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Re: Urban Design 101: Building Orientation
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2009, 08:33:30 AM »
Very informative and makes a great deal of sense.............therefore concerning Jacksonville likely will not happen! No vision or plan of any kind to make use of what is prudent and sensible!