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
This academic exercise studies an alternative urban development for the area around the culture kilometer. The aim is to design a street network capable to enhance accessibility towards the seaside, rather than parallel, meaning that new roads will be designed to run from the city towards the seaside rather than parallel to it. A road running parallel to the seaside may reinforce the physical and mental separation between the city and the seaside.
-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.