Philip Langdon

Philip Langdon writes on design and community from New Haven, Connecticut. His most recent book is Within Walking Distance: Creating Livable Communities for All.

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When is density good, and when is it harmful to cities?

Providing density that supports a high quality of life requires a love for cities, putting ‘urbanism’ front and center, according to noted urban designers.
PHILIP LANGDONAPR. 17, 2023
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The ‘Continuous City’ versus the ‘Ruptured City’

Review of Daniel Solomon's book, Housing and the City: Love versus Hope, Schiffer Publishing, 192 pp., $45 hardcover.
PHILIP LANGDONDEC. 4, 2018
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Neighborhoods are key to sustainable future

A review of Douglas Farr’s Sustainable Nation: Urban Design Patterns for the Future
PHILIP LANGDONJUN. 12, 2018