multiple choice

 
QUESTION 17
Public housing built in the urban renewal period:

increased concentrated poverty

did not include sufficient resources for property maintenance

provided little sense of ownership

all of the above
QUESTION 18
In one of the video lectures, the “planned organic” describes:

a system of agriculture

a curvilinear street in suburbia

a form of communal gardening

none of the above
QUESTION 19
Neighborhoods in the traditional Islamic city:

were strongly influenced by religious and social custom

don’t exist anymore

are based on shopping behavior

none of the above
QUESTION 20
The neighborhood unit, as originally conceived by Clarence Perry, had:

apartment buildings at the center

shops at the center

stormwater retention at the center

none of the above
QUESTION 21
Ebenezer Howard’s Garden Cities were:

automobile-based

admired by Jane Jacobs

not well known Britain

none of the above
QUESTION 22
Transfers of Development Rights:

can help implement regional planning goals

do not require downzoning

are a preferred strategy of most governors

have never actually been used in the U.S.
QUESTION 23
Diversity at the neighborhood level, where people are living:

is the same as diversity experienced in large public parks

is not fundamental to sustainable urbanism

is a relic of 19th century Europe

is not the same as diversity experienced at tourist sites
QUESTION 24
One of the things that’s “new” about New Urbanism is that:

It has had to contend with suburban growth

It receives funding from government agencies

It authored a manifesto laying out urban development principles

It is exclusively about infill development
QUESTION 25
Neighborhood form in a transect-based system calls for:

rural zones to have larger blocks

urban zones to have smaller blocks

rural zones to have buildings that are further back from street

all of the above
QUESTION 26
Zoning ordinances in most American cities (the conventional kind):

are simple to understand

elevate matters of form over use

are highly patterned

are often focused on separation
QUESTION 27
Myron Ordfield’s American Metro-politics:

avoids politics

focuses on the relationship between metropolitan and federal government

analyzes fiscal responsibility at the regional level

bemoans loss of political power in our nation
QUESTION 28
Which of the following is true about “Neighborhood pattern and design”:

it was implemented by the new york regional plan

it is included in leed-nd

it was the obsession of modernist architect le corbusier

none of the above
QUESTION 29
The charrette process:

fails to adequately gauge community preferences

was used to generate the Hertfordshire Report

is not useful for regional planning

is unfortunately not included in the Charter Book
QUESTION 30
Which is true of Eliel Saarinen’s ideas about the neighborhood:

they were excessively large

they included strong reliance on light rail

they were a product of the 1980s

they included “diseased” tissue

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