Alain Bertaud Cited in Brookings Institute

Senior Fellow Alain Bertaud is cited in the Brookings piece, “Slums, Sprawl, and Skyscrapers”:

We focused on floor space available in the city rather than its land area as floor space makes the difference between a city being livable or being crowded. As noted urbanist Alain Bertaud puts it, the final product of urbanization is floor space.

The authors also reference Bertaud in their recent World Bank report, Pancakes to Pyramids: City Form to Promote Sustainable Growth.

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