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Crossroads Park - Fused Grid | by UrbanGrammar
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Crossroads Park - Fused Grid

Strategically located and stretching the width of two city blocks (120 m), this park becomes a focal point and a link between parts of a neighbourhood. A great place for casual socializing that could turn into frienships and to a neighbourhood support network.

Its layout exemplifies the Fuse Grid model of neighbourhood layout (see set in this photostream and Wiki), where parks become connectors by reinforcing a pedestrian movement network.

This approach can be complemented with houses designed to turn the corner as shown in the photo titled "Urban Suburban Park House"

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Taken on August 23, 2011