Is There a ‘Perfect’ Density for Cities?

24 April of 2014 by

In a compelling opinion piece on the Guardian, Lloyd Alter argues that our current obsession with increasing the density of our cities – mostly by building ever-taller skyscrapers – might be severely misguided. Alter believes that, without tall buildings, cities can achieve a “Goldilocks Density” – just dense enough to support lively streets, but not so dense that they become inhabitable. You can read the full article here.
Is There a ‘Perfect’ Density for Cities? originally appeared on ArchDaily, the most visited architecture website on 24 Apr 2014.send to Twitter | Share on Facebook | What do you think about this?

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