Lesson 15: METRO ISSUES, HOUSING, SPRAWL, & PLANNING: Planning, New towns & New Urbanism

URBAN SOCIOLOGY

Lesson 15: METRO ISSUES, HOUSING, SPRAWL, & PLANNING: Planning, New towns & New Urbanism

 

Palen (9th) CH-13

REVIEW QUESTIONS
  1. What are the major differences between urban planning in Western Europe and the United States?
  2. How were new 19th-century American cities laid out and why?
  3. What was the focus of the City Beautiful movement, and from what event did it take its inspiration?
  4. What was the City Efficient and what was its major planning tool?
  5. What are the four conditions that Jane Jacobs says are indispensable to generating city liveliness?
  6. How do the Dutch deal with the problem of urban sprawl and control of land?
  7. What are the principles and planning practices underlying Howard’s New Town movement?
  8. What are the major American new towns and how are they spatially organized?
  9. What are the basic tenets of “New Urbanism” community design?
  10. How are New Urbanism towns designed to create a sense of community, and how does this differ from traditional post-World War II suburbs?

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