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Architecture & Engineering


By Clair Enlow

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April 26, 2006

Design Perspectives: Smart growth could curb our vertical crisis

  • Seattleites have overcome their fear of tall buildings and prepare to embrace a tall, skinny skyline.
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    April is planting month. And when you are growing a city, you need to know its habits as well as its care and feeding.

    This month, Seattle's elected officials enacted a new downtown zoning code, the culmination of planning and decisions going back almost two decades. The goal is to shape growth that is healthy and vigorous, creating an inviting habitat for a diverse population.

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