Flashcards in Larch065 Exam 2 Deck (26):
How do streets impact the built environment?
Connecting different land for different uses
What are the characteristics of alternative streets like Woonerf, Skinny Streets, and
People before Cars, Random Parking, No division between sidewalks/streets, Residential Areas
More Narrow, Not over designed
Vegetation for remediation, Storm Water retention.infiltration, Aesthetic
How do street standards impact the development of the built environment?
Types of Streets affect users interaction with the environment.
What do you understand by the term
Streets are scenes of conflict
Different Users with different uses:
Agencies VS Residents
Planners VS Designers
What is ideology?
Beliefs and theories that shape the way people live and interact with their environment
When the inferior class thinks that their superiors are taking care of them. An excellent example is The French acting as Protectorates of their Moroccan Colony.
How was colonial urbanism inscribed onto
Boulevard Muhammad V (including Avenue
de Touergas, and Cours Lyautey)?
In order to maintain French "Native Policy" the buildings had to resemble pre-colonial Moroccan architecture:
Less than 5 stories
Uniformly White over stones bases
Contain Moroccan architectural details
Avenue des Touergas
Showed separation by having the Sultan's palace on one side and the French Administrative quarters on the other.
Ways in which colonial government acquired land in Morocco
Outright expropriation for public purpose
claims to dominal orchards and gardens of sultan
pruchases and appropriations through definition of "private land ownership"
French Colonial Design
Mixing western principles with Moroccan architecture
architect that urban planned Rabat
Resident general and head of Moroccan Army
Non Edification Zone
Staging ground for military in response to an uprising, sanitation and disease prevention, overall separation of the two cultures of old and new french and morccan
How is ideology expressed?
By both explicit and implicit means
Who is a street vendor?
Somebody who sells things on streets or sidewalks in the informal sector. Often lacking the same permits required by traditional storefronts
They can be in both mobile or stationary stalls
What is the informal or unorganized sector of the economy?
Cahs Economy, No license, Little education required, Family, Labor intensive, Small, Low Capital, Ease of entrance into economy
What are the two contrasting images of street vendors? Describe the attributes ascribed
to each of these conceptualizations.
Drain on society VS Service culture
What are the major characteristics of street vendors in New York City?
The vending is regulated and done mostly by legal immigrants
Some others include artists behind the first amendment
3 Street Sizes
Positive view of street Vendors
Entrepreneur, Service, Create own employment, Reduce Poverty, Sontirbute to economy, culture and tradition
Negative view of street vendors
Illegal, Criminal, Crowd, Squat, Bottleneck traffic, Filth
What kind of Street lacks material and level differences?
3 street conflict dichotomies:
Traveler VS Bystander
Traveler VS Traveler
Bystander VS Bystander
2 More Street Street Conflicts
Public Agencies VS Residents
Traffic Engineers VS Urban Designers