Gallery: 8 Overarching Urban Systems That Make a City Sustainable


2: Innovative housing strategies

Housing in dense, walkable neighborhoods, typically in mixed-use environments, is one example of a sustainable housing strategy. It is important to provide a variety of housing options, where you don’t have live in a Manhattan-style high-rise to achieve density. Other innovative sustainable housing types include accessory dwelling units, housing over shops, and co-housing.

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