Definitions for "Urban Design"
An activity during which decisions are made about the geographic placement of and interaction between natural resources (e.g., topography, vegetation) and built elements (e.g., buildings, roads) in a specific area. Urban designers consider how people will perceive and interact with the human-made environment.
the attempt to give form, in terms of both beauty and function, to selected urban areas or to whole cities.
The discipline of the relationship between buildings and spaces and the make UP of the urban fabric.
A 3-d approach to how places are planned-taking into account form and movement of users.