COMMENT ON ‘Economics and Effective Urban Design’ By David Winter

In David Winter’s blog provided, the author provides an explanation of an important issue in urban design. The economics involved in urban design are evaluated to provide an informative piece for all readers. In the article reviewed, the author starts by acknowledging that there has been difficulty in understanding the economics related to urban design….
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Comment on potentials of blue-green infrastructure

Tomonaga’s post discusses the element of planning and design known as green and blue infrastructure. He explores the social benefits of this type of development that is often seen as more of a luxury rather than a commodity, using Newcastle as a case example for its relevance in modern day design. One component of Tomonaga’s…
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Economics and Effective Urban Design

What is the difference between an immaculate, well thought out master plan and a real, successful, working bit of Urban Design? Well as Bill Clinton’s 1992 Presidential Campaign once put it: “The economy, stupid” or rather, as outlined in the lecture we received from economics consultant Aiden Oswell, an effective economic strategy. In this blog I…
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