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An mews’ing way to increase density and affordability

The ‘mews’ of old were houses that integrated living and working into a very compact and functional space. The mews houses were the stable servant quarters for the larger residential homes that they backed onto, they are dotted all over London and other cities in Europe. The pre-gentrified mews homes had stables for the horses […]

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Bad urban planning makes us fat

A very big and very bold statement but apparently it is backed up by research. The question is – is it the designers or the policy makers fault? Another great article from The Fast Company site again, this time finding some research from a “group of University of California, Berkeley, researchers wanted to see if […]

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