Urban Design Planning Practice Design Control advantages disadvantages

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Urban Design & Planning Practice Design Control advantages & disadvantages Disadvantages: -conceived to be

Urban Design & Planning Practice Design Control advantages & disadvantages Disadvantages: -conceived to be concerned with aesthetics -Quality design can be achieved only by designers with restraints -planning committees are guilty of imposing personal tastes and opinion -it wastes time and resources Advantages: -it prevents outrages and stops bad building -it raises the standards of development -encourages architect to stand up to his client for better design -it is a democratic, it incorporates the view of the public -it is accountable since decisions are made by elected rep. -provides bridge between public and professional

Legitimate design control concerns p. 44 Examples: -access Building design -building line -bulk -car

Legitimate design control concerns p. 44 Examples: -access Building design -building line -bulk -car park -color -context Density -enclosure -energy efficiency -external appearance -good design -landscape design -layout -massing -materials -open space -orientation -paving -privacy -road hierarchy -scale -size -space between buildings -

Non-legitimate design control concerns -detailed design - detailed access -internal space standards - gardens

Non-legitimate design control concerns -detailed design - detailed access -internal space standards - gardens -location on plot -style -taste -outlook

Legitimate design control processes -appraisal valuable -area design guides -briefs on layout and design

Legitimate design control processes -appraisal valuable -area design guides -briefs on layout and design of residential roads & ped. Support -briefs to identify goals/problems/opportunities -civic responsibility -decision-making criteria in plan policy -encourage innovation -good design the aim of all -landscape character analysis valuable -landscape implementation -phasing of development --importance of presentation -reject poor design -secure public acceptance -urban design analysis

Design considerations into UD framework Major design considerations: (legitimate & nonlegitimate) p. 49 table

Design considerations into UD framework Major design considerations: (legitimate & nonlegitimate) p. 49 table 3. 5 & p. 51 table 3. 6 -spatial -morphological -contextual -visual -perceptual -social -Functional -Sustainable