Unlocking Urban Density: Beyond Numbers and into Perception

Madhavi Patil*

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Abstract

This paper explores the importance of investigating the perception of density in urban environments. It highlights the limitations of traditional, purely objective density metrics and argues for a more comprehensive approach that integrates subjective factors. The paper identifies supporting arguments for studying perceived density, examines counter-arguments, and presents recommendations for urban planners and researchers. By addressing the multifaceted nature of density perception, this paper advocates for the creation of more user-centric, sustainable cities that enhance residents’ quality of life.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-47
Number of pages15
JournalTEKTON- A Journal of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning
Volume10
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 14 Dec 2023

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