Author(s): Dasimah Bt Omar
The idea of the garden city movements was found to be an important approach in
city planning and creating the urban from.
In principle, urban form and
sustainability are linked.
Urban form which includes the shape of settlement
patterns at all scales, is a significant determinant of the prospect of sustainability.
Sustainability requires specific initiatives and needs to be coordinated.
principles of new town development to be considered included limiting new
towns' size in terms of scale of population, provision of green belts and creating
a well-connected system of cities.
Perhaps the most significant aspect of new
town development is the policy to seek an economic balance between housing,
facilities, industrial and commercial development.
The original idea in Howard's
garden city concept has been mo...
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/SPD030721
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