Dan Slone recently presented at the annual Greenprints Conference and Trade Show in Atlanta, in a session titled “Retrofitting and Repairing Suburban Sprawl.” Dan Slone Presents at Greenprints Conference and Trade Show For several decades, Dan has been a leader in formulating ways to improve buildings, community and municipal plans, building products, and organizations. ... Read More
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Why Planned Densification?
In our experience, to more reliably accomplish it, we need to plan the overall process (-ation) for building urban density. To explain, we're posting a series called 'Why Planned Densification?'
TWO KEY ISSUES
First, because it is the real estate development process that produces density, we focus on real estate development feasibilities. These feasibilties require that the many component processes of real estate be aligned at the time of capital commitment.
Second, urban betterment programs and objectives add to the component processes (and tasks) of real estate development. Thus, to achieve Smart Growth, New Urbanism, green building, compact communities, we also focus on business process redesign--the 'how to' change from what is to what could be.
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