Height restrictions

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Could the City of Light Become the City of Height?

Paris has traditionally eschewed tall buildings, but a new wave of architects are looking to change that.

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6 Questions for Defenders of D.C.'s Height Limit

This urban economist would really like to know the answers.

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Does the Height Act Actually Cost D.C. Billions of Dollars?

The figure that's been cited lately seems a bit misleading.

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The Urbanist Case for Keeping D.C.'s Height Restrictions

It’s bad enough that our suburbs look like everywhere, USA. Let’s not let that happen to our central city.

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Dramatic Skyline Change of the Day: Cape Town May Grow Up

The city's building height restrictions are under review.

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Should Cities Limit Building Heights?

A round-up of the best comments from this week's The Big Fix.

Can New Urbanists Save Port-au-Prince?

They imagine a historic core filled with low-level buildings and parks. Is this the way to revitalize the devastated city?

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Should Building Taller Be Much, Much Easier?

Effective height restrictions may be hurting more of our cities than we realize.