Applications of Good Urban Design

Applications of "Good" Urban Design

Good urban design principles are often known by other names as well. In the remainder of this paper, three applications of urban design principles are described, including:

  • New developments in greenfield areas in which urban design principles are applied, referred to below as Traditional Neighborhood Developments (TNDs).
  • Transit-Oriented Development (TOD), which is essentially the application of urban design principles in a location with good transit access, with a particular focus on creating links between the transit service and the surrounding development.
  • Greyfield Redevelopment, which is the redevelopment of older underused or abandoned shopping centers for new development, which is often mixed-use and more dense than the original use.