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.
designcityla: fabriciomora: GEHL METHODOLOGY Seems so simple, but there is such a difference in this approach than to what normally happens…. At least here, in the US. We start with the car, and with the 10% of effort left after that, we deal with the building. We have no room for life and space in our process…..
Urban design is a misused term, often borrowed by other specialists as an add-on to their core service. At V2i, we believe urban design is its own specialist skill. In fact, the experience of our core staff spans more than 20 years specifically in the project visioning, master planning and detailed urban design of leading projects throughout Australia and overseas. (http://www.v2i.com.au/urban_design.html , 2014)