Cookie Cutter Residential Development

I have been digitising the building foot prints layer for a few weeks now. I've finally come across some of the newer residential developments in our jursidiction. This master planned development is shocking!

I can't believe the developers would do this. Every house in the master plan uses the same design! It makes my job easier but I can only shake my head seeing this kind of lazy development in 2019.

This is a senior living community in North Richmond.

I think they should have just built medium density housing if they were going to be lazy. It would be a better use of space! What can you do with that tiny courtyard? It'll be overshadowed by your neighbour's home anyway!


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One design for everyone!


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Urban design has really gone down hill!




2018, journal, gis, building footprints

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