Urban Pioneers: Living Above The Store

Mixed-use urban projects present some problems for residents. But designers are taking steps to prevent them.
November 28, 2001, 1pm PST | Gwen Hilburn
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The noise and dirt of the city are the primary draw-backs to urban living. But urban planners and designers are including features to minimize these issues. Selectivity about what businesses are included in the project is just one way to solve the problem. Soundproof glass and innovative building design are among the other techniques being used.

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Published on Tuesday, November 27, 2001 in The Los Angeles Times
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