RCOV and the Urban Transect

In urban planning there is a concept called a “urban transect.” The urban transect divides development patterns into six categories, from lowest intensity (rural preserve) to middle intensity (general urban) to highest intensity (urban core). The urban transect concept is useful because it organizes complex patterns into an understandable map and it clarifies how one category transitions into another. 

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Covington Development Pattern Comparison

Covington is currently in the middle of a redevelopment boom, with new projects going on in MainStrasse and downtown. Historically there are two categories of commercial property development, and each respond to either the automobile or pedestrian. Covington has examples of both development categories. Which is best for Covington?

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A Case for Place-making

How can we change our perceived notions and give them new identities? How can we reclaim these areas for the community and create new positive memories? How does this impact the surrounding area?

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