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Stop Sprawl: How to Design a Walkable Neighborhood

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Two Cities, Two Approaches to Urban Design
A street in Santillanda del Mar, Spain and a strip mall in the USA

A street in Santillanda del Mar, Spain and a strip mall in the USA

Photos © Team Geist (left) & Eugene Peretz (right) / Flickr
Two buildings in two cities. Both buildings have masonry walls, tall windows, and low roofs. Both cities have curving roads that wind past shops and restaurants.

Which scene is most welcoming? Where would you rather spend time?

In this photo tour we will look at the way we design our neighborhoods and explore ways to improve them.

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Big parks? Lots of shops? What makes a neighborhood really great? Describe it!

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