Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The culture or way of life of city dwellers.
  • noun Urbanization.
  • noun The theory of city planning.

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  • noun the study of cities, their geographic, economic, political, social and cultural environment
  • noun the culture or way of life of people who live in cities
  • noun urbanization

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Examples

  • But the attractiveness of walkable urbanism is desirable regardless of weather.

    Matthew Yglesias » The American Urban Paradox

  • NPR's Morning Edition ran a piece discussing the fate of suburban development and if "new urbanism" is an answer.

    The Fate Of The Suburbs: New Urbanism?

  • (For a non-bastardized understanding of resilience in urbanism and in other social-ecological systems, check out the website of Resilience Alliance and also their blog.)

    Resilient Urbanism

  • NPR's Morning Edition ran a piece discussing the fate of suburban development and if "new urbanism" is an answer.

    August 2008

  • A "Katrina Cottage," designed by Maria Cusato, sits at a corner in Ocean Springs, Miss., where "new urbanism" is taking hold. swapContent ( 'firstMainStoryPhoto', 'applyMainStoryPhoto'); swapContent ( 'firstLargeStoryPhoto', 'applyLargeStoryPhoto');

    USATODAY.com - Gulf Coast taking a look at 'new urbanism'

  • "The new urbanism is recreating the old urbanism, and Ocean Springs is a prime example of that."

    USATODAY.com - Gulf Coast taking a look at 'new urbanism'

  • If the first half of the twentieth century in American urbanism—the era of the City Beautiful movement, the garden suburbs, and urban renewal—can be characterized as the Age of Planning, the period after 1970 was the Age of the Market.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • If the first half of the twentieth century in American urbanism—the era of the City Beautiful movement, the garden suburbs, and urban renewal—can be characterized as the Age of Planning, the period after 1970 was the Age of the Market.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • If the first half of the twentieth century in American urbanism—the era of the City Beautiful movement, the garden suburbs, and urban renewal—can be characterized as the Age of Planning, the period after 1970 was the Age of the Market.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • Some might call it a green belt, or use the term "landscape urbanism."

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

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