Urbanologist Makes Case for Metropolitan Concentration

in City Planning & Urban Affairs, MET News
August 17th, 2016

Urbanologist Makes Case for Metropolitan Concentration

Some people may be drawn to quiet comforts of living in the country, but according to the BU’s resident “Urbanologist,” more and more people will be drawn to life in the big city, and city planners should be prepared. Speaking with the Boston Metro, Max Grinnell—a lecturer in MET’s Urban Affairs program—made the case for why developers should embrace rising population density and seek to build even more residences in metropolitan environments. “You want to be in these amenity-rich cities, where you have great outdoor spaces, tremendous job opportunity, and a higher quality of living,” Grinnell said.

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