COMPARATIVE NEW COMMUNITY DESIGN

NEW TOWN PLANNING SINCE WORLD WAR II HAS PRODUCED A LIVING LABORATORY, TESTING OBJECTIVES, CONCEPTS, AND TECHNIQUES. AMONG SIGNIFICANT COMPARATIVE VARIABLES ARE THE PLANNING - DESIGN PROCESS, SOCIAL OBJECTIVES, PHYSICAL FORM MODEL, AND ADAPTIVE ABILITY. USING THESE VARIABLES, SOME NEW COMMUNITIES IN HOLLAND, SCANDINAVIA, AND BRITAIN ARE COMPARED. IMPORTANT NEW DIRECTIONS ARE POINTED OUT AND PROPOSALS MADE FOR A FUTURE DEVELOPMENT APPROACH BASED ON EVOLUTIONARY PLANNING. THE TREND IS AWAY FROM ISOLATED, BOUNDED COMMUNITIES AND TOWARD INTEGRATED REGIONAL SETTLEMENT PATTERNS. IT IS CONCLUDED THAT AN INCREASING VARIETY OF NEW PHYSICAL AND SOCIAL FORMS WILL BE TESTED IN AN EFFORT TO ACCOMMODATE SOCIAL AND PHYSICAL CHANGE, ALONG WITH REGIONAL RELATIONSHIPS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 33, No 5, PP 371-387, 11 FIG, 4 TAB
  • Authors:
    • Godschalk, D R
  • Publication Date: 1967-11

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  • Accession Number: 00239800
  • Record Type: Publication
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  • Created Date: Feb 13 1994 12:00AM