Comment to “Compact City, Mixed-Use Development: Livable Cities?”

Thanks Li-Husan for your interesting view on the quality of life within a compact City. I myself am a great advocate for mixed-use compact development. They are found to provide immense social, economic and environmental benefits (University of Delaware, 2018). In addition, they have also been linked to a healthier lifestyle both physically and emotionally…
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Comment to “Compact City, Mixed-used Development: Livable Cities?”

Thanks, Li-Hsuan Hung, for making a post about compact city and mixed-use development! By comparing the urban sprawl in Mumbai, India, and the intensive development of New York, USA, he concluded “Sprawling cities decline quality of life; compact, mixed-use developments yield economic and social benefits.” In fact, compact cities have various definitions. Mclaren (1992) argued…
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Compact City, Mixed-used Development: Livable Cities?

Introduction The concept of Compact City makes people think about the effect of garden city and urban development in the new generation. Two classic cases bellowing could show the importance of compact city as a key idea for cities to develop sustainably.