in Örebro, Sweden. Their design, the Örnsro Trästad - Swedish for “Timber Town” - focuses on the organic integration of new urban development with nature, spotlighting sustainability in both construction and urban planning.
How urban planning has evolved since the 18th century
-New Urbanism- urban design movement promotes walkable neighborhoods containing a range of housing and job types. It arose in the United States in the early 1980s, and has gradually informed many aspects of real estate development, urban planning, and municipal land-use strategies. eg. Radburn, New Jersey.
One cool cottage: An interior designer bigs up a small space
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Image 10 of 21 from gallery of Tirana Watch How Nature and Urbanism Will Co-Exist in the Albanian Capital. The agricultural and tourist identity of surrounding villages will be enhanced. Image Courtesy of Attu Studio
Preserve your brain, live in a walkable neighborhood
As urban architecture reaches ever-greater heights, a new generation of country homes seeks to preserve rural, often protected, landscapes by burrowing downwards. Dominic Bradbury reports on what lies (elegantly) beneath.