History or urban planning Summary

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In the community, the plan provides vital and essential components of the use of land in the general plan and contains detailed land use designations and relevant policy recommendations. The plan addresses specific geographic areas of the town and is built upon policies that apply to both community and neighborhood level. Diverse ethnicities, cultural, development and geographic variations are addressed in the structure. The structure provides urban and community level information that is needed for review and assesses development projects on private and public lands. The community plan addresses specific community needs and is consistent with country policies and community resource plans (Saab, 2007). Development areas for both small and large families have been defined and segment to cater for social and economic needs of the families provided. There is a description of community housing blocks, separation distances between houses, distance from the location of transit services and other social amenities.

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For example, in The Five Block Apartments Development structure, the writer has suggested suitable capacity as 1000 families. They would comfortably enjoy various recreational facilities such as swimming pools, games, hotels, and auditoriums available in the area. Mobility: The aspect of mobility is described in detail. According to the plan, there should include balanced commercial development and industrial growth. The writer has shown how the land subdivisions should be done to cater for all commercial and social needs. It is normally vital to balance those needs in an urban plan to avoid counterproductive results. That is, as people enjoy their social space; economic prosperity will come in handy to provide the necessary resources. Recreation: In the designs provided, recreation has been showcased as an important factor in urban development plans. Other noises polluting elements like vehicles are also minimized by locating roads in specific areas.

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The City Of Tomorrow by Le Corbusier. The writer’s contemporary city is a vision for creating a transport-oriented and lively neighborhood. The city will be more friendly and occasioned by robust commercial, public and retail uses that entice quality livelihood and encourage high development in the city. The proximity of station to the city center will spur developments and individuals will take advantage of it. Population: High density of population in cities is important according to the writer. A city will not develop if there are no consumers of goods and services. The population needs to be optimal and balanced. The population has been classified into three categories, i. e. Streets: The writer advocates proper accessibility to different areas through an efficient network of streets. The streets should be wide to allow for parking and circulation with shorter travel time.

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Each street should have a specific role it plays. Misuse of the streets may lead to congestions and confusions. Traffic: Several measures of mitigating heavy traffic have been suggested such as ensuring proper distance between streets, bus stations and pathways. Volume VII of the Regional Survey of New York and Its Environs, comprising three monographs: "The Neighborhood Unit" by Clarence Arthur Perry; "Sunlight and Daylight for Urban Areas" by Wayne D. Heydecker in collaboration with Ernest P. Goodrich; and "Problems of Planning Unbuilt Areas" by Thomas Adams, Edward M. Bassett, and Robert Whitten.  Social Forces, 9(1), 135-137. ncr. Colquhoun, A. Le Corbusier: The Garland Essays H. Allen Brooks Le Corbusier Le Corbusier, 1887-1965: une encyclopédie Jacques Lucan Le Corbusier: Ideas and Forms William J. R.

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