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URBAN. Relating to a city; but in a more general sense it signifies relating to houses.
     2. It is used in this latter sense in the civil code of Louisiana, articles 706 and 707. All servitudes are established either for the use of houses or for the use of lands. Those of the first kind are called urban servitudes, whether the buildings to which they are due be situated in the city or in the country. Those of the second kind are called rural servitudes.
     3. The principal kinds of urban servitudes are the following: the right of support; that of drip; that of drain, or of preventing the drain, that of view or of lights, or of preventing the view or lights from being obstructed: that of raising buildings or walls, or of preventing them from being raised that of passage and that of drawing water. Vide 3 Toull. p. 441; Poth. Introd. au tit. 13 de la Coutume d'Orleans, n. 2; Introd. Id. n. 2.

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The New Urbanist whose work perhaps makes the picture clearest is Philip Bess, author of Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architecture, Urbanism, and the Sacred.
The second type of new urbanist community is the transit-oriented
80) Part II of this Note will consider the New Urbanist response to conventional zoning, and the basics of form-based codes.
The Urbanist, who has also been commissioned to create work for Wyclef Jean and Snoop Dogg, will be at the mall as part of an event being staged to offer shoppers offers and discounts.
FORT COLLINS, CO New Urbanist projects like the north end of Mason Corridor make this town a regular on Best Places to Live lists.
Large-scale, Soviet-era residential districts outside the city center defy the New Urbanist principles of mixed-use, diversity, and connectivity.
Other examples of new urbanist communities include: Stapleton on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado; Seabrook on the southern coast of Washington State; Melrose Arch in Johannesburg, South Africa; Alta de Lisboa near Lisbon, Portugal; and Jakriborg in southern Sweden.
The "walkable," "neotraditional" neighborhood is the most familiar New Urbanist leitmotif.
The Architectural Review has invited Sir Terry Farrell, a true urbanist, to present his ideas on how London could be improved, which forms the theme of this issue.
Predating the green movement, the New Urbanist movement marks the building industry's return to traditional block and alley living.
Recently, the New Urbanist movement in architecture and in law has tried to answer this question by revitalizing traditional center cities and preventing sprawl through higher density areas more dependent on the bicycle than the automobile.
The movement is dominated by architects, and new urbanist coding consequently relies heavily on detailed architectural design standards.