“Density” Best Match
What is the Healthiest Density for a City?
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...benefits as a dense urban core, while still maintaining the “feel” of a single family neighbourhood. Photo Credit: Missing Middle Housing The healthiest density for a city is any density...
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Across Canada, a renewed interest in urbanity is leading to density increases unheard of in more than a generation. As Corporate Knights writes, not all density is equal however. Suburban...
What We Talk About When We Talk About Density
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they invoke “density”? Thankfully, The Conversation has taken the time to break down the various interpretations (and misinterpretations) of density. From population density (typically measured as residents per hectare, based...
Hidden Density: The Growing Case for ADUs
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...governments as a way to ease growing housing crises’. An accessory dwelling unit is an additional, self-contained unit added to an existing property, often above what the zoned density would...
Low-Rise // High-Density
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...housing. Balancing quality of life, good design and cost has remained a stubborn challenge, however.Numerous designs have been tested, with varying success. Recently, a low-rise, high-density approach has regained popularity....
Family-Friendly Living in the City
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...of higher density, without the ‘urban grit and edginess’ of cities that does not appeal to everyone, families in particular. Vancouver in particular is a city that has taken a...
The Case for ‘Dispersed’ TODs
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...its own. Since this did not happen in many cases, phase two focused on planning ‘ideal’ TODs that would be perfect in terms of design, density and use. However, this...
What We’re TH!NKing About: This Month’s Round-up of our Favourite Digital Reads
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...The Guardian Can you identify this city based on its density? The LSE Urban Age Programme has created urban density heat maps of 100km2 areas across the globe. The greater...
Who Funds Smart Growth?
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...the infrastructure, instead of the existing tax base. Charging low density greenfield developments the same fees as higher density urban infill developments represents a cross subsidy between urban and suburban...
The Siege of Strathcona
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...while the inner streets are filled with block-long examples of a different kind of density. Soft density. Koo’s Corner: a six unit town home, converted from an old car garage...