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new town

In keeping with the expression “all things old are new again,”modern residential development is focusing on a small-town atmosphere called the new town concept.It includes sidewalks and community parks plus offices,retail,places of worship,and schools within the project itself and usually within walking distance of residential areas.It may even include some home-above-retail or home-above-office concepts and satellite offices for government services such as license renewal.

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As a consequence, writes Subirats, "[l]ess than fifty years after its foundation, the planned city of Brasilia ...
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Why, she asked, 'is there so much in a planned city that does not fit?'.