It is easy to have clear cycle and pedestrian areas in the elevated space. This is a much safer mix than cars/bike/pedestrians.
Probably agree – and this plan allows for them but in the short term most high rise properties will struggle for tenants. While there are lots of individuals happy to go in high rises most companies have enough people who … Continue reading
No reason there should be really….if anything it would be harder for offenders to get away.
No-one died in any CBD building that meets the current building regulations (can anyone confirm this?). The Feb earthquake had 4 times the accelerations of the Japan earthquake in any town and the new low rises are likely to be … Continue reading
Well you don’t have to have massive ones…..but who knows there are some clever folks out there so there may be a few. Could be interesting to plant tall trees on the ground level that aim to be part of … Continue reading
Not if they are only for foot/bike traffic. On an engineering scale this is relatively easy to design for.