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An experimental town in the desert of Arizona, built to embody Paolo Soleri's concept of arcology - the fusion of architecture with ecology. Theory, workshops, events, images, visitor information.
Auroville Center for Urban Research
Presents workshops, studies, and investigations with practical implementations at the emerging city of Auroville, India.
Baycity Revival Redevelopment Plan
A redevelopment proposal for the waterfront of the City of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Information about the planned city in India designed by Le Corbusier.
Essays, links, and photos about the Florida planned community developed by the Walt Disney Corporation.
The Irvine Company
Master plan, guiding principles, and conservation goals for development of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, California.
Kakigawa - Pools of Meaning
A project by Mirjam Struppek and Arika Adachi based on an entry in the competition "Semiotic Fields and Attractors: the rediscovery of the Kaki River in Nagaoka, Japan."
Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation provides news and information about the world's first garden city. Includes a history of its development and guide.
Limiting Urban Futures
An attack on the future-scenario style of urban planning. In urban futures scenarios, the range of "acceptable" future cities is made visible. The Amsterdam (Netherlands) study TVA is used as an example of how such studies limit urban futures.
Pullman Historic District
Former industrial town now a neighborhood of Chicago. Events and program calendars, location map, and foundation activities.
New town in Fairlawn, New Jersey designed in 1929.
New urbanist coastal beach town. Accommodations, entertainment, restaurants, street map, and education.
Urban Development of Wolfsburg
The City of Wolfsburg in Germany is a typical example of planned urban development. Four different development stages are illustrated.
Includes a brief description of a method of providing more vegetation in high-density city centers.
Village of Ponderosa
A mixed-use, pedestrian friendly, new urbanist community in West Des Moines, Iowa. Information on location and plans.
Wikipedia: New town
History and profiles of planned cities in publicly editable encyclopedia.
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