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Auroville Center for Urban Research
Presents workshops, studies, and investigations with practical implementations at the emerging city of Auroville, India.
http://www.auroville.info/ACUR/

Disney's Celebration
Essays, links, and photos about the Florida planned community developed by the Walt Disney Corporation.
http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/wooda/celebration.html

Kakigawa - Pools of Meaning
A project by Mirjam Struppek and Arika Adachi based on an entry in the competition "Semiotic Fields and Attractors: the rediscovery of the Kaki River in Nagaoka, Japan."
http://culturebase.org/home/struppek/Kaki_Home.html

Limiting Urban Futures
An attack on the future-scenario style of urban planning. In urban futures scenarios, the range of "acceptable" future cities is made visible. The Amsterdam (Netherlands) study TVA is used as an example of how such studies limit urban futures.
http://web.inter.nl.net/users/Paul.Treanor/few.futures.html

The Irvine Company
Master plan, guiding principles, and conservation goals for development of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, California.
http://www.goodplanning.org/

Urban Development of Wolfsburg
The City of Wolfsburg in Germany is a typical example of planned urban development. Four different development stages are illustrated.
http://www.wolfsburg-staedtebau.de/index_e.htm

Urban Ways
Includes a brief description of a method of providing more vegetation in high-density city centers.
http://www.urban-ways.co.uk/

Wikipedia: New town
History and profiles of planned cities in publicly editable encyclopedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_town