The article deals with the workshop Urban Density Lab Vienna, that took place in Vienna in 2016 with the participation of students and professors from the Technical University of Vienna (TUV), the Department of Urban Planning (Stӓdtebau), NU "Lviv Polytechnic" (NULP), the Department of Urban Development and Architectural Design, the University of Los Andes In Bogotá (Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá). Workshop as a part of the design course of urban planning is an effective tool of the intensive designing process.
Розглянуто передумови і основні функціональні засади засобів, за допомогою яких формується міський дизайн.
Many current problems of the public spaces in cities are connected with ill decisions taken in the past 50-60 years. It is mostly connected with the rapid growth of the importance of cars in the 20th century. More and more cities in 50 through 70 invested vastly in road infrastructure, with a thought that private transport is the sign of lived in, energetic, fast growing city. These road developments often took space of historical parts of cities, not paying attention to tearing of urban tissue or newly formed problems for pedestrians. The project From Street to City by Thomas B.
The background and basic functional principles of the means of urban design forming have been considered in the article.