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Urban residents in Finland welcome densification - environmentalresearchweb -
2013-10-08 08:14:55 GMT
"Are compact cities the most environmentally sustainable option? Should we all be downsizing to smaller houses and flats, reducing our energy footprint, sharing resources and living closer to where we work? Some believe that this is the answer, while others suggest that high-density housing often fails, creating overcrowded public spaces and jammed roads as people try to flee their busy, noisy neighbourhoods. So what is the ideal housing development? A new Finnish case study investigates what really matters to people when it comes to where they live."
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