The general principle is simple: more density equals lower prices and less environmental impact. But suburbia's imprint is deep, both on cities themselves and on how we expect to inhabit them.
Jul 27, 2015 Grist
Columbus is surprisingly suburban, given that the city is the largest in population in the state of Ohio. Maybe that perception comes from the fact that it’s also the largest in size in the state?
Jul 19, 2015 The Columbus Dispatch
Public hearings are underway in Raleigh to discuss the zoning changes necessary to implement the city's Unified Development ordinance. Heated rhetoric was inevitable.
Jul 18, 2015 Indy Week
A Denver Post op-ed critiques the arguments employed to make the case for density in Denver.
Jul 15, 2015 The Denver Post
Seattle returns to zoning as a tool to promote the construction of affordable housing.
Jul 14, 2015 CityLab
A simple demonstration of one of the benefits of density.
Jul 11, 2015 Architect This City
According to Joel Kotkin, the next culture war will be fought over how and where Americans choose to live. It's suburbs vs. cities, again.
Jul 10, 2015 Real Clear Politics
A new report by the Urban Land Institute, "Density: Drivers, Dividends and Debates," examines the concept of density, its impacts, and how it can best be achieved in cities around the world.
Jul 9, 2015 Density Drivers Dividends and Debates
A draft report, by the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) Advisory Committee created by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, includes language about single-family zoning that has provoked debate.
Jul 8, 2015 The Seattle Times
San Francisco and the Bay Area, known for their exorbitant housing prices and not unrelated, strong NIMBY attitudes, could be softening their opposition toward increasing density in their neighborhoods.
Jul 6, 2015 San Jose Mercury News