Guide for design of urban public space of the city of Buenos Aires

The city of Buenos Aires, in recent years, developed a policy of transformation of public space criteria peacekeeping and improvement of the urban image. This Design Guide Plasma criteria for planning and design of urban elements in this strategic transformation, introducing at the same time, the patterns that emerge from the urban planning model based on superblocks.



The Guide is organized around five themes:



1. Planning road

2. Materials

3. Equipment

4. Green Urban Infrastructure

5. Elements of innovation



In the case of road planning, sustainable urban planning criteria applied through an approach based on three fundamental criteria:



- Hierarchical rational system based on road speed limit as well as the degree of peace to the streets.

- Guarantee the safety and accessibility at 100% for pedestrians and bicycles.

- Standardization of the elements that make up the urban public space.

Guide for design of urban public space of the city of Buenos Aires

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