Posts Tagged ‘community’

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How can Feng Shui apply to Urban Design?

Authors from Camillo Sitte in the 19th Century to Christopher Alexander in the 20th have taught the principles of feng Shui without referring to them by this Chinese term.  Understanding that everything is energy, we begin to see how the physical form and physical activity can have an impact, even subliminally.  Feng shui allows us […]

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Thesis – Chapter 2 Planning Today: 2.3 Community

Community is the amenity most cherished by those looking for a place to live. According to Fannie Mae, Americans prefer a good community to a good house by a margin of three to one (Duany, Plater-Zyberk, Speck, 2000).  And yet, we continue to build subdivisions that thwart community at every turn. Life once spent enjoying […]