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Maximum Heights for Buildings in Smaller Cities

By Dom Nozzi

July 2014

I believe that five stories generally makes sense as a maximum height for a smaller city such as Boulder CO. I wouldn’t be rigidly opposed to taller buildings, but I think taller buildings in Boulder should be extremely rare (and probably clad in brick or stone to reduce the jarring nature of a relatively tall building). 280 more words

Sprawl, Suburbia

Maximum Height for Buildings?

By Dom Nozzi

October 14, 2014
I continue to believe that five stories generally makes sense as a maximum height for a smaller city such as Boulder Colorado. 792 more words

Urban Design

The Golden Triangle of Great Urbanism

If there is one important technique to understand when it comes to great urbanism, it’s the golden triangle. This condition, when properly configured, cuts across all cultures and architectural styles. 626 more words

Placemaking

Shanghai Tower opens this year

NPR reports on the planned opening of Shanghai Tower later this year. They report that the only building in the world that is taller is Burj Khalifa in Dubai. 314 more words

Cities