"We are concerned about the immediate #social and #environmental impacts of very…
"We are concerned about the immediate #social and #environmental impacts of very #dense #developments and their long-term #sustainability. We also observe that this new #superdensity – which we’ve dubbed hyperdensity when it’s over 350 homes or dwellings per hectare – derives, not from London’s distinctive and popular urban forms, but from global development patterns. We may well ask, is London becoming a victim of its own success, meeting demand by sacrificing the very distinctiveness which makes people want to live and work here?"
This report "Superdensity: the Sequel" consists of a series of short essays and case studies, it aims to provide some fresh perspectives on how to create successful homes and places at high densities up to around 350 homes per hectare.
#urbanform #density #london
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Superdensity: the Sequel
Since our four architectural practices came together to publish the first Superdensity report in 2007 (Recommendations for Living at Superdensity) many of its recommendations have become accepted…