The Development of the New Urbanism Theory and Reflections on its Application at Florida’s Seaside
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Keywords

Urban Sprawl
New Urbanism
Development
History
Seaside
Reflection

DOI

10.26689/jard.v5i4.2497

Abstract

This article reviews the background, preparation, development and birth stage, and the main content and framework of the new urbanism theory, then understands new urbanism from a historical perspective and then discusses how the seaside project in Florida developed a smalltown community with a strong community atmosphere and a beautiful environment, guided by the theory of New Urbanism. This is followed by an in-depth analysis of the high construction and maintenance costs of New Urbanism in practice, the impact on the privacy of residents’ lives, the relative reduction of community ties, and other problems, and finally, it gives opinions on the sustainable development of the New Urbanism theory in the future.

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