Public space in neighborhood design

Public space in neighborhood design is very important because it helps to create a sense of community for residents. A neighborhood public space could be a green park, garden, square, street, small shop. It is public realm that focus on improve social interaction with some public activities.   The function of public spaces are changed…
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THE CO-HOUSING COMMUNITY: An Attractive Living Mode Based on Social-Neighborhood, Affordability and Sustainability

Cohousing is an innovative strategy to create a sense of community among neighborhoods [1]. It firstly appeared in the 1960s in Denmark (known as Bofaellesskaber) and gradually spread to the northern of Europe. Since 1990s, it has extended to more countries and regions like North America, Australia, Britain, New Zealand and Japan. Which produced more…
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Neighborhood Relationship and Design in Public Space

(The title picture is from http://firstuniversalist.org/serve/equality-education-safety/ ) The course Principles and Practice of Urban Design during this term has presented a lot of theories and various ‘urbansim’. And the lecture of Participation and Neighborhood Design has impressed me deeply. Actually, I have read some books about sociology in my undergraduate period and most of them were related to the neighborhood relationship…
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