LIVABLE STREET STANDARDS: WHAT MAKES AN EDGE ACTIVE AND LIVABLE?

“Edge is one of the most important elements of an urban structure. It is essential that the building edge be a livable place with a variety of activities. It should be surrounded by various activities, such as gathering space where people could connect socially and seating area so that they could relax.”

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 in 1917. We strongly believe the streets, squares, and public spaces form the vital element in any neighbourhood & city. They are the single most important component that add to the livability of the city. Visual Dictionary of Street Standards visually depicts the various components of a Livable Streets.

This is part of Visual Dictionary of Livable Streets which was developed by the 2016 Fellows as part of our Young Urban Leaders Program. Credit: Priyanshu Sharma, Sneh Salot, Shruti Punjabi.

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