Thread 19 – Major Cost Saving

Reading the previous 18 threads provides many reasons to want to live in a Renata city. There are a variety of environmental issues like healthy walking in cleaner air, and numerous contributions to a better quality of life, but the most tangible benefit might be saving money. Obvious money savers; …

Thread 17 – An Elevator: up, down, or sideways

The vertical elevator changed the economic and design formulas for urban architecture.  Here we look at the merits of a “Horizontal Elevator”.  It provides a way to bring people and business closer together. Altenergymag.com We propose an integrated city that is centered on a subway.  In new developments it will …

Thread 13 – Renata Subway

A dedicated subway in a city of 20,000 people is a simple, practical solution.  This is a city where walking is the …

Thread 12 – Regional Rail

Picture a city of 20,000 – 2,600 meters long, then imagine four cities like this in a square with farmland in the …

Thread 11 – No cars in my city

That’s right!  Absolutely no cars to mess up a Renata city. First; pedestrians and cyclists should not have to compete with cars, …

Thread 10 – Brownfield Development

Brownfield sites are previously developed areas, usually within a city which have potential for redevelopment.  A minimum of 120 acres would be required …