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Music perception form was first researched by city planner Kevin Lynch in image of the city Lynch reports how people read the urban environment of daily life he defined five urban form elements with potential to influence design practice and policy they are pathways nodes landmarks districts and edges pathways serve the movement of people and goods all cities need pathways pathways connect destinations what Lynch called localized space endowed with physical identity and social meaning space becomes place the soul of the urban public realm in contrast Lynch called pathways flow space including streets of all kinds open trails greenways and more collectively they accommodate flow activity including driving walking running biking and so on nodes occur pathway junctions they increase accessibility and the potential for human interaction and produce economic value at the location the node at the heart of Charlotte is accentuated by a Plaza and cascading water small intimate nodes offer neighborhood gathering spaces major landmarks like the Bank of America tower are visible from many points in the city they helped spatial orientation and can reinforce a nodes sense of place minor landmarks increase local identity Sharla's glistening fiber indelibly marks the cultural district and provides a popular photo-op notice the Bank of America tower in the background districts are visually distinct areas of the city including both built form and open space in contrast an area of fine grain modest single-family homes is different to an area of moderate and high-rise apartment buildings in this example of visual contrast has a sense of place edges are created by linear elements such as urban streams like little Sugar Creek which also supports a Greenway Edge's visually subdivide the city and two distinct districts here by the links light rail and parallel pathways pathways edges nodes landmarks and districts our elements of urban form that have stood the test of time as an approach to urban design adaptable to many types of cities Music

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