URBAN DESIGN WHAT DOES URBAN MEAN URBAN DESIGN

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URBAN DESIGN WHAT DOES URBAN MEAN?

URBAN DESIGN WHAT DOES URBAN MEAN?

URBAN DESIGN Urban means: relating to, or characteristic of a city or town

URBAN DESIGN Urban means: relating to, or characteristic of a city or town

What Is Urban Design? Devising a plan for change and/or development Within a specific

What Is Urban Design? Devising a plan for change and/or development Within a specific area For a city subdivision For a city, district or region

What Is Urban Design? Blending the components within a development. Relating sensory relationships between

What Is Urban Design? Blending the components within a development. Relating sensory relationships between people and the environment Being aware of how and what people think about the environment

What Is Urban Design? Maintaining Community Character Reflection of the history and traditions of

What Is Urban Design? Maintaining Community Character Reflection of the history and traditions of the area or town Conveys pride in ownership to inspire economic growth

What Is Urban Design? Planning a development which Is friendly to pedestrian traffic Provides

What Is Urban Design? Planning a development which Is friendly to pedestrian traffic Provides a means of blending automobile traffic with pedestrian traffic

What Is Urban Design? Adapting Mix-use Places between commercial and residential Horizontal model Separate

What Is Urban Design? Adapting Mix-use Places between commercial and residential Horizontal model Separate for each structures

What Is Urban Design? Adapting Mix-use Places between commercial and residential Stacked Model Both

What Is Urban Design? Adapting Mix-use Places between commercial and residential Stacked Model Both commercial (on lower levels) and residential (on upper levels) in same building

What Is Urban Design? Pedestrian connections Designing safe and comfortable projects with ease of

What Is Urban Design? Pedestrian connections Designing safe and comfortable projects with ease of access between clusters Parking surrounded by clusters Clusters surrounded by parking Provide accessible walks

What Is Urban Design? Traffic calming Managing automobile traffic Providing streetscaping Plan for paving

What Is Urban Design? Traffic calming Managing automobile traffic Providing streetscaping Plan for paving which promotes shared access Pedestrian Automobile Bicycle Provision of on-street parking

What Is Urban Design? Dimension of sustainability Economic sustainability Environmental sustainability Social sustainability

What Is Urban Design? Dimension of sustainability Economic sustainability Environmental sustainability Social sustainability

What Is Urban Design? Protecting and creating economic value Urban plans provide certainty Developers,

What Is Urban Design? Protecting and creating economic value Urban plans provide certainty Developers, Land owners, City Creates higher land values Protection of economic opportunity

What Is An Urban Designer? There is no set definition No professional body decides

What Is An Urban Designer? There is no set definition No professional body decides what constitutes an Urban designer Courses and content vary from college to college No set body of knowledge Broad body of knowledge How planning systems work How to conserve buildings, landscape and resources How to involve people and communicate with developers, city officials, land owners and citizens How to write policy How to use computers Plus many more skills and knowledge

What Is An Urban Designer? What is the job like? Planners work with cities,

What Is An Urban Designer? What is the job like? Planners work with cities, land owners, citizens and developers Planners solve both vehicle and pedestrian traffic problems Plan where cars should go and park Plan how pedestrians get from place to place Planners plan to save the environment uses sustainable design uses green technologies. Urban planners know where everything is People, streets, highways, water, sewers, libraries, museums, stores Planners listen, gather information, develop plans, estimate costs and explain their plans

What Is An Urban Designer? How Do I Get ready? College is a must

What Is An Urban Designer? How Do I Get ready? College is a must Bachelor’s degree needed for apprentice job Master’s degree required by most full-time employers Work with an urban planning firm Gain experience Learn from professionals Learn how to use the computer effectively Take additional courses in computers and statistics Study how to write and speak effectively

What Is An Urban Designer? How much does the job pay? 2008 average salary

What Is An Urban Designer? How much does the job pay? 2008 average salary was $62, 400 annually How many jobs are there? There were about 38, 400 urban planners in 2008 What about the future? Number of jobs expected to rapidly increase through 2018 Most jobs will be in rapidly expanding communities What are some related jobs? Architects, City Managers, Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers, Landscape Architects and Social Scientists

Urban Design Project: New Water Park Place

Urban Design Project: New Water Park Place

Urban Design Project: New Water Park Place - 1 Hotel 10 Retail Stores 3

Urban Design Project: New Water Park Place - 1 Hotel 10 Retail Stores 3 Restaurants Apartment Complex Walkway to Water Park River Walk Parking