The Compact City Fallacy

@inproceedings{Neuman2005TheCC,
  title={The Compact City Fallacy},
  author={Michael Neuman},
  year={2005}
}
The problems of urban sprawl have long been recognized. The classic response to sprawl has been compact settlements of one form or another. Yet the profession’s modern origins stem from responses to overcrowding. Relieving crowding by letting in more light and air led to less compact urban form. This paradox remains unresolved despite recent compact city, smart growth, healthy community, and new urbanist efforts. This article reviews empirical data of whether compact cities are sustainable… CONTINUE READING

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