Time to sack the cul-de-sac

Time to sack the cul-de-sac

Do you know what the greatest threat to our planet is? Here’s a hint: it’s not aliens.

Walkable cities, mixed-use development, sustainability – you’ve heard us preach these concepts before. We’re not afraid of sounding like a broken record. It’s all about being able to live, work, play and learn within a reasonable square footage, and doing those things to the most enjoyable, fulfilling extent possible.

Here’s a video short that, while amusing, gets to the heart of the New Urbanism (Old Urbanism – you’ll see) approach to urban planning and design, and how it deals with the elephant in the room – sprawl.

There, we said it. Now turn it up.

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