"...frequent streets and short blocks are valuable because of
the fabric of intricate cross-use that they permit among the
users of a city neighbourhood."
— Jane Jacobs
At PLANbyDESIGN we understand that the design of the places we live in is critical to our communities and families long term health. The built environment including, transportation, green spaces, natural systems, pedestrian friendly design and minimizing our reliance on the automobile are all important aspects of community sustainability.
Healthy communities are planned and designed with safe and accessible neighbourhoods, well-connected streets, paths and trails and accommodation for different modes of transportation.
Sustainable Community and Neighbourhood design includes:
“In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.”
- Marianne Williamson