Getting Streetscape Design Right

Schellinger, David; Priest, Sharon
June 2006
Planning;Jun2006, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p44
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the design and construction of streets in the U.S. There are several elements that can be used to shape the character of sidewalks and overall street elements, including street furniture, landscape planting, lighting, and other amenities. The author points out that the design of street, including the roadbed, sidewalks, landscape planting and character of the adjacent building facade of planted set back, are important elements for a successful streetscape design.


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