Manual design of urban public space of the city of Buenos Aires

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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 Manual  aims 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 Handbook is organized around five themes:


 

  •         Arrangement of road
  •         Materials
  •         Equipments
  •         Urban green infrastructure
  •         Elements of innovation



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

 

  •         Rational hierarchical system based on road speed limit as well as the degree of peace to the streets.
  •         Ensuring security and 100% accessibility for pedestrians and bicycles.
  •         Standardization of the elements that make up the urban public space.
In the case of road planning, sustainable urban planning criteria applied through an approach based on three fundamental criteria

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