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  • In November 2009 parliament passed legislation laying out a basic framework for improving energy efficiency: -- The law amends existing legislation on technical development, housing, town-planning and taxation to introduce or enforce energy-saving regulations.

    Russia Moves Toward Energy Efficiency

  • Her town-planning ideas influenced Disney's first home development, called Celebration.

    Disney World's New Thrill Ride: Selling Luxury Vacation Homes

  • Some local officials were particularly upset by the fact that New Square Meats had received a $1.62 million grant from New York's Empire State Development Corporation to help subsidize the new building without getting approval first from the county - or town-planning departments.

    Elissa Altman: Answering to a Higher Authority: Ethics and the Kosher Butcher

  • In the New World, Spain carried out one of the greatest town-planning ventures of all times, and all projects were based on a common model: the "cuadrĂ­cula", or grid pattern.

    The "cuadricula"

  • They are coming to view the community-development practices of the past few decades as a terrible blunder and returning to the town-planning traditions of the early twentieth century and before.

    Interstate 69

  • "Any town-planning text prior to 1935," he says, "has references to social Issues, to technical issues, to esthetic issues."

    Bye-Bye, Suburban Dream

  • One of the attendees, a Forrester analyst, had an interesting story to tell about how IT strategy could be linked to business strategy, using a town-planning metaphor.

    Click and Spell

  • But, she felt approvingly, as she discovered her career of town-planning, she was now roused to being brisk and efficient herself.

    Main Street

  • The next day in library class she had to read a theme on the use of the Cumulative Index, and she was taken so seriously in the discussion that she put off her career of town-planning — and in the autumn she was in the public library of St. Paul.

    Main Street

  • This small but influential movement among architects and urban planners proposes to revive nineteenth-century town-planning principles, using denser development and gridded street systems, among other things, as an antidote to suburban sprawl.

    What Main Street Can Learn From the Mall

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