URBED

This lecture was by URBED taking about urban landscaping and development to help give an understanding for the current collaborative project. Here are key words based on urban development.

How cities work/ live in

  • urban principles
  • population
  • town & country – suburbs
  • garden city – people believed to be happier around nature

urban building blocks

the importance of streets

  • framework
  • navigation
  • layout
  • density

small public spaces

urban hierarchies

  • quarters
  • high streets

urban blocks – activities facing on to the street

urban grain

  • fabric of a city
  • how big the blocks are
  • character

quality space

  • building line
  • enclosure
  • scale/ proportion
  • active frontage
  • junctions between buildings & streets

pollution

identity- how to make it of Sheffield

  • positive sensory experience

critical mass

mix of use- night time economy

micro climate- environmental conditions of the space

accessible

seating location

URBED’s project example – master planning  to develop West bar, Sheffield

20150716-WestBarAerial

westbarplan

West Bar Plan

 

 

 

West-Bar-Courtyard

West Bar Courtyard View

 

 

 

 

 

 

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