Manhattan island is seen as a 20th-century benchmark for density, with residential areas reaching 4,250 people per ha. But New York City as a whole has just 180 people per ha

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Copenhagen’s Bellakvarter project, designed by COBE and Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects, is one of several European projects taking a mid-rise approach to urbanism