Architectural cost consultants Vermeulens talk about how the use of parks in cities can be a surprising solution for urban spaces.
Urban Sprawl is The Only Realistic Way to Create Affordable Cities. There is simply no way that population growth can be accommodated within existing urban areas, even at extravagantly high densities. Therefore “sprawl” is not just “realistic”, it is inevitable.
Habitat III New Urban Agenda echoes those of author Richard Vermeulen, and his book Green at No Cost. From sustainable infrastructure systems, assessable green public spaces to green buildings that provide the missing housing types we explore the similarities of great thought.
From grids to loops, and lollipops there are 27 patterns of metropolitan urban development according to the study, “Built Landscapes of Metropolitan Regions: An International Typology” by Stephen M. Wheeler in the Journal of the American Planning Association.