Tag: density

MICROUNIT DEVELOPMENTS AKA “APODMENTS”

January 17th, 2013

The first “micro-unit” development, sometimes known as “aPodments” (which is actually one developer’s trademarked term) was constructed several years ago. In the last few months there have been a number of others built, many on Capitol Hill, but in a few other areas of the City as well, such as the University District.  “Micro-unit” developments […]

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CARBON NEUTRAL SEATTLE, BLOG POST 11: DENSITY AND COMMUNITY

April 6th, 2011

Choices about controlling carbon emissions are shaped by public policies. Carbon emissions are lower in communities that are compact and that provide access via transit and non-motorized travel among jobs, homes, and commercial and recreational activities.  New York is the classic example – with great transit connections and many multi-family dwellings, New Yorkers emit much […]

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