Comment on: How to design the pedestrian street landscape?

Zijian explores some interesting methods on how to design the pedestrian landscape with a key focus upon pavement design. I would like to add to this post by considering what other design elements can have a positive impact upon pedestrianised spaces. Location Pedestrianised streets and spaces should be located on key routes to encourage people…
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Comment on “How to design the pedestrian street landscape?” by Zijian Zheng

Since streetscape is a significant component of urban design, Gin has outlined the design principles for us. Thank you, indeed, because I am also interested in streetscape and pay attention to local streetscape every time I travel todifferent cities. Here I want to share some streetscape I photographed recently. (Fig.1) Fig.1 Streetscape of different cities…
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The Living City

Gehl refers to three different types of activities that take place within public space and suggests a positive correlation between a good quality physical environment and subsequent social activities that occur. But what actually contemplates a good quality environment or a ‘living city’? A Spectrum of Activities A good environment will often have all three…
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How to design the pedestrian street landscape?

Pedestrian Street exists in every big first-line and second-line city. The same pedestrian street road design and site landscape are divided into important parts of commercial street landscape design, including the design of road, road edge, drainage, blind road and other plane objects. Formation of these pavement and design forms include material specifications, texture, process…
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