Urban Design and Urbanism

  • Bagoes Wiryomartono


Urban design is about making public places useful and beautiful. It concerns compactly built forms with attractive streetscape and variety in architectural expressions. Moreover, urban design is about making spaces between buildings socially liveable and environmentally sustainable. The purpose of urban planning and design is to create and establish a safe, convenient, and beautiful public realm and its activities. The question is how does urban design work for urbanism? What are the aspects that urban design has to deal with? What are the options of urban design to bring about sustainable development? This study attempts to discuss and explore problems, constraints, and opportunities of urban design in dealing with the automobile-oriented community and sustainable environment.


Urban design Urbanity Design codes Public policy Density Linkage Built form 


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