10 Apr '11, 11pm

ハワードの都市計画と持続可能性評価と結びついているのはやはり面白いな。 米サステイナブルな都市ランキング(2008) 上位20都市中16都市は1945年以前に都市計画がされた(=公共交通機関が充実)。

ハワードの都市計画と持続可能性評価と結びついているのはやはり面白いな。 米サステイナブルな都市ランキング(2008) 上位20都市中16都市は1945年以前に都市計画がされた(=公共交通機関が充実)。

SustainLane divided the 50 cities into two categories, based on when the majority of their development occurred: before 1945 or after 1945. The goal was to see how historical development relates to sustainability rankings. It quickly became apparent that one reason for the 15-point average difference is that predominant planning practices in the United States saw a marked shift mid-century. What exactly is a “pre-1945” city? A prime example is New York City, more specifically Manhattan. Its streets are laid out on a grid pattern, its buildings are densely packed and they often house a variety of uses. It’s not uncommon to find ground floors occupied by shops and upper stories reserved for residential use. “Mixed use” development means that people live within walking distance of corner markets, retail stores, coffee shops, and other amenities. Older cities also tend to offe...

Full article: http://www.sustainlane.com/us-city-rankings/categories/ci...

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