WIT Press


Sustainable Urban Village With Vision: A Comprehensive Proposal For An Ecologically Sensitive Residential Community

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030771

Volume

67

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

1362.96 kb

Author(s)

B.A. Kazimee

Abstract

Sustainable urban village with vision: A comprehensive proposal for an ecologically sensitive residential community B. A. Kazimee School of Architecture and Construction Management Washington State University, USA Abstract Sustainable community development is an important initiative directing 21'' Century planning and design of urban environments. Design professionals have a critical role and responsibility in developing quality living environments that celebrates the dynamic ecological systems and creates places that endure. The Sustainable Urban Village proposal was part of an interdisciplinary team collectively working on a National Affordable Family Housing Program (NAFH). The group received a grant fiom HUD to develop a proposal to study the feasibility of designing housing demonstration projects in several potential urban sites in the Pacific Northwestern region of the United States. The NAFH team focused its work on anti-sprawl measures and sustainable community development. The Susta

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