© 2011 by Cityscape Design Inc.  

URBAN DESIGN 

"Make Sticky Edges"

Jeff Speck, New Urbanist Architect

STREETSCAPE DESIGN

 + Architectural Building Edge

    Vibrancy

    - Pedestrian Friendly Retail Design

     - Pedestrian Friendly Residential Design

     - Public, Semi-Public, Semi-Private Zone

        Design

 + Public Realm + Open Space 

    Design

    - Public "Living Rooms" Design, ie,Cafes,

       Parklets, Providing a "Stage" for Social

       Connectedness

    - Multi-modal + Micro-Mobility Design

       Integration

    - Pocket Parks & Back Lane Vibrancy

       Design

+ Land Use Planning

    - Make Walkability Possible + Enticing

    - Densities to Support Walkability

    - Mixed Uses & Adjacencies to

      Enhance Neighborhood Lifestyle 

MASTER PLANNING

  + Feasibility Study

    -  Conduct Municipal/Regional District

        Approvals Process

     -  Coordinate Required Consultants

     -  Provide  Compact, Walkable,

        Vibrant  Communities Strategies 

  + Master Plan Site Design

     -  Alternative Development Standards-

         Rain Water Management +

         Micromobility

      -  Design for Compact, Walkable,

         Vibrant Community  

      -  Architectural Design for Housing &

         Other  Typologies &  Site Massing

 + Walkable Urban Design+

    Lifestyle

    -  Enhance Marketability with a Unique, 

       "Sense of Place" Thru Public Realm  + 

        Open Space Design

    -  Enhance Marketability By Designing

       for Neighbourhood Experience

       Excellence  

    -  Create  Ecological Value-Added

        Amenities           

URBAN DESIGN GUIDELINES 

  + Implementation Process  

     - Community Input/Consultation 

      - Municipal Policy Review  & Coordination

       -Development Community Consultation  

   + Best Practices

       - Define Intent & Goals

       - Review Best Practices

       - Craft Urban Design Guidelines  

   + Visually Enhanced Guidelines 

      - Graphics & Image Based

      - Minimum of Text

      - Accessibility -Grade 8 Level of    

        Comprehension, Municipal "Rule Of

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