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The costs and benefits of density in cities
compact cities | Dense cities | densification | Infrastructure - Transport | International | Public Realm | UK | urban form

There's plenty of talk about the benefits of compact cities, but where's the evidence?

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  • An overview of planning in the East Midlands, looking at key planning themes, regional data, local plans and RTPI activities in the region.

  • A groundbreaking civic crowdfunding initiative in Plymouth won this year’s Silver Jubilee Cup at the RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence. Rachel Masker looks at the pioneering project

    Stonehouse Action project in Union Street, Plymouth