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HOUSING AFFORDABILITY – Sustainable Australia

http://www.votesustainable.org.au/housing_affordability/

Pretty comprehensive, but what is not discussed is the sustainability of single unit, detached dwellings vs denser housing, e.g. apartments. The research that I did in my thesis tends to indicate that apartments are more sustainable, but there is a ‘sweet spot’, where high-rise towers such as those in Hong Kong may be overkill.

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