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“Density” Best Match

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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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Restoring 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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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A Home for Tomorrow? The Rise of YIMBY

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...an impact. Discussion around urban development has been reframed, awareness about missing middle density is increasing and (to the initial surprise of many) residents concerned about their future in Vancouver...

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The Future of Shared Housing

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...evolved. An accessory dwelling unit is an additional, self-contained unit added to an existing property, often above what the zoned density would otherwise allow. While in this case there is...

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A Century Later, Time to Revisit Zoning Laws?

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...as well. By narrowly defining the form and density for housing, we have severely reduced our options to provide more housing. The restrictiveness of zoning has also been exposed by...

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