We consider functional issues to include: efficient vehicular and
pedestrian circulation, user-group safety, and ease-of-maintenance
issues. Urban connectivity is a critical issue in the creation of
compelling urban environments. Dense, walkable, mixed-use
environments that reduce our reliance on the car are paramount.
We ask, "does
the design circulate effectively - pedestrians, bicycles, pubic
transportation, vehicles, service? Is it safe? Is it easily