NEW REPORT AND
Are tall buildings
the answer to
sustainability, affordability and
Despite boosterish claims, the evidence is troubling.
Judge for yourself:
A white paper summarizing
research, with citations.
A case study report from
letter from Professor Patrick Condon, director of the graduate urban
at the University of British Columbia, about the cautionary case study
of Vancouver, Canada.
An article by Sustasis
Executive Director in Better Cities
and Towns discussing the research.
A letter of testimony on the
Portland height debate from Sustasis Executive Director Michael Mehaffy.
from Michael Mehaffy, Sustasis Executive Director, before the Portland
City Council on plans to raise building heights. (Click here or below.)
PBS program by Moyers & Company on "The long dark shadows of plutocracy".
Article by Taz Loomans on "7 reasons why high rises kill livability".
Essay by UK architecture critic Peter Buchanan on irresponsible architecture.
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