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5 of the Best Urban Design Blog Posts of 2011

5 of the Best Urban Design Blog Posts of 2011 | green streets | Scoop.it
How can we enhance the urban form of our cities to make them more sustainable?

We’ve featured hundreds of articles on this topic over 2011, and here are five of the best...

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Retaining Sustainable Storefronts in the Urban Realm | Sustainable Cities Collective

Retaining Sustainable Storefronts in the Urban Realm | Sustainable Cities Collective | green streets | Scoop.it
Vital storefronts are an indicator of urban success, while empty businesses are akin to the ruins of Pompeii.
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U-cities: Seeking the right combination | Sustainable Cities

U-cities: Seeking the right combination | Sustainable Cities | green streets | Scoop.it
Building smart and livable city will take more than technology: trials, readjustments and selection are inevitable.
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Livable Cities Don't Have Freeways | Sustainable Cities Collective

Livable Cities Don't Have Freeways | Sustainable Cities Collective | green streets | Scoop.it
England's A3 tunnel will cost $402 million per mile, making it the most expensive project of its kind in the United Kingdom.
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Downtown Austin’s vision for a sustainable future

Downtown Austin’s vision for a sustainable future | green streets | Scoop.it
Austin, Texas is considering a new master plan that would help the city take a big step toward improving its downtown and making it a sustainable city...

With a stated goal of becoming one of the most sustainable cities in the nation by the city’s bicentennial in 2039, what are the steps the city is taking to become a top-tier sustainable city? Here’s Austin’s blueprint for the next 10 year to help reach their goal.

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Austin's plan towards a sustainable future. #atx #sustainable #livemore

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Green Cities of the Future

Green Cities of the Future | green streets | Scoop.it
Peter Head and David Singleton: A sustainable world needs big cities to be self-sufficient and development of new energy efficient urban centres (Engineers predict that cities will get greener, more livable.)
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A growing market for public spaces | Sustainable Cities

A growing market for public spaces | Sustainable Cities | green streets | Scoop.it
The benefits of public spaces for pedestrians and cyclists is becoming more clear as cities across the globe are being reinvented...
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