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  • LIVABLE STREET STANDARDS : CROSSWALKS

    Crosswalk is a portion of roadway at an intersection which indicates crossing for pedestrian which helps to increase safety of pedestrian. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a reasonable but uncommon practice.” said […]

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  • In the News

    Media coverage , News on The Urban Vision as well as some commentary and opinion columns from The Urban Vision team

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  • Leaders Study on Urban Innovations in Berlin: Presentations

    Our Annual Leaders Study Program on Urbanism Innovations took place in Berlin. We studied Berlin which is the world's coolest artistic city . We explored ideas that make it a model of European urban design & Green city

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  • Livable Street Standards : Curb Extension and Curb Redii

    Curb extension increase the overall visibility of pedestrians. Significantly improves pedestrian crossing by reducing the pedestrian crossing distance. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a reasonable but uncommon practice.” said the City of […]

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  • Livable Street Standards : Curb and Curb Ramps

    Curb is an edge of the sidewalk.Curb and Curb ramps are smaller but important part of the sidewalk. Curb ramp makes transit safer and comfortable for the physically disabled person from roadway to the sidewalk. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design […]

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  • Livable street standards : Trashcans

    Trashcans on side walks are essential to the health and the function of the city. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a reasonable but uncommon practice.” said the City of St. Louis Plan […]

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  • LIVABLE STREET STANDARDS : ON STREET PARKING

    On street parking is a portion of a roadway which is used for parking vehicles. It provides a safety barrier for pedestrians and slows the traffic. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a […]

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  • Livable street standards : Landscape and planting strip

    Planting strips provide a buffer between pedestrians and automobiles , enhance the streetscape, and collect and filter runoff. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a reasonable but uncommon practice.” said the City of […]

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  • LIVABLE STREET STANDARDS : TREE GUARDS

    Tree guards protect trees from harsh urban environment. They have been proven to extend the life of tree.Attractive and functional,street trees guards add to identity of a place. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use […]

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  • “URBAN TREES ARE KEY TO THE HEALTHY AND SMART CITIES”

    Street trees brings multiple benefits to cities by helping the environment as well as the quality of life of residents. It deflects the sunlight and reduces the heat effect caused by pavements and buildings. Street trees also encourages walkability. About : | Visual Dictionary of […]

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  • The Urban Vision : Capture the BIG Picture
    In Print -  The grid as a network layout toolA once great city - Fez, a crumbling living museumTransport Innovations - Fez: lane reduction and horse mufflerArchaeology in Action - FezFez, Morocco: Square after a main gate.European Urbanism - Focus on AthensFez, Morocco: A retrofitted Square Before the Street LabyrinthIn print- How an Urban Grid Becomes a MazeIMG_3027
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