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The publication seeks to educate designers about opportunities to increase daily physical activity, including measures such as making stairs more visible and providing inviting streetscapes for pedestrians and bicyclists. It is a 144-page downloadable report published by the NYC Department of Design + Construction.
The updated CEQR Technical Manual (2014 Edition) should be used as guidance for any environmental review commenced on or after March 14, 2014. Publication of the NYC Mayor's Office of Environmental Coordination.
LMDC was created in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, by then Governor Pataki and then Mayor Giuliani to help plan and coordinate the rebuilding and revitalization of Lower Manhattan, defined as everything south of Houston Street.
In 2007, Mayor Bloomberg announced Plan 2030, a model for cities in the 21st Century. It focuses on 5 key areas: air, water, land, energy, and transportation. Its purpose is to achieve a better quality of life for the city's citizens and a 30% reduction in global warming emissions.
The manual provides policies and design guidelines to city agencies, design professionals, private developers and community groups for the improvement of streets and sidewalks throughout the five boroughs.
This archive contains urban design case studies from 1987 to present that have received the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence. Intended as a resource for architecture students and practitioners as they study precedents in urban design,