Steve is a principal in Mouzon Design that is based in South Beach, Florida, and he is a co-founder of the New Urban Guild.
Normal, walkable streets are under attack in Celebration, Florida. The battle threatens your neighborhood, wherever you live.
For storefronts that keep pedestrians entertained, here are the rules of thumb.
Trees should be planted either in swales (on primarily residentail streets) or in tree wells (on Main Streets). Do not listen to “urban foresters,” who insist that trees must be planted in landscape beds large enough for their mature drip lines.