Something slightly different... we had a study tour of the New Urbanism villages and towns along the Gulf Coast in the USA. The layout of the new settlements there show parallels to what is being promoted in the UK with the 'garden villages' concept, and also reflects the older ideas of Garden Cities and the Arts & Craft movement. The quality of the architecture and the high build quality in USA show some lessons still to be learned in the UK.
See the old blog site for more work from
2012 and 2011