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Apr 30, 2012

The Urbanist: is high-rise living unnatural?

High-rise housing gets pretty bad press in Australia. It's frequently criticised for over-shadowing, generating high-speed winds and destroying streetscapes and views. Skyscrapers have

High-rise housing gets pretty bad press in Australia. It’s frequently criticised for over-shadowing, generating high-speed winds and destroying streetscapes and views. Skyscrapers have high lifecycle emissions compared to medium density housing and in some instances are associated with mental illness and socially dysfunctional behaviours.

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