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How do streets impact the built environment?

Connecting different land for different uses

2

What are the characteristics of alternative streets like Woonerf, Skinny Streets, and
Green
Streets?

Woonerf:
People before Cars, Random Parking, No division between sidewalks/streets, Residential Areas

Skinny:
More Narrow, Not over designed

Green:
Vegetation for remediation, Storm Water retention.infiltration, Aesthetic

3

How do street standards impact the development of the built environment?

Types of Streets affect users interaction with the environment.

4

What do you understand by the term
-
Streets are scenes of conflict
?

Different Users with different uses:
Agencies VS Residents
Planners VS Designers

5

What is ideology?

Beliefs and theories that shape the way people live and interact with their environment

6

Hegemony

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.

7

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

8

Avenue des Touergas

Showed separation by having the Sultan's palace on one side and the French Administrative quarters on the other.

9

Medina

Old City

10

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"

11

French Colonial Design

Mixing western principles with Moroccan architecture

12

architect that urban planned Rabat

Henri Prost

13

Resident general and head of Moroccan Army

Hubert Lyuatey

14

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

15

How is ideology expressed?

By both explicit and implicit means

16

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

17

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

18

What are the two contrasting images of street vendors? Describe the attributes ascribed
to each of these conceptualizations.

Drain on society VS Service culture

19

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
and veterans

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3 Street Sizes

Residential
Collectors
Arterial

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Positive view of street Vendors

Entrepreneur, Service, Create own employment, Reduce Poverty, Sontirbute to economy, culture and tradition

22

Negative view of street vendors

Illegal, Criminal, Crowd, Squat, Bottleneck traffic, Filth

23

What kind of Street lacks material and level differences?

Woonerf

24

3 street conflict dichotomies:

Traveler VS Bystander
Traveler VS Traveler
Bystander VS Bystander

25

2 More Street Street Conflicts

Public Agencies VS Residents
Traffic Engineers VS Urban Designers

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How do streets impact the built environment?

Connecting different land for different uses