Urban Village

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Urban Village
Category Sustainable Development Terms
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Last Edit Date 2018-07-02

Urban Village means :

SDABC2015.png The ABC for Sustainable Cities - A glossary for policy makers. 1st edition (2015)

Urban village is the Urban form typically characterised by: medium density development (to maximise space use); mixed use zoning (housing mixed with shops, services and industry to reduce travel); the provision of good public transport (to reduce car dependency) and an emphasis on integrating pedestrian and public spaces to create a ‘village’ feel in a city context (to enhance quality of life).

EU; 2011, Let’s speak sustainable construction Multilingual Glossary.