Alain Bertaud Mentioned in Slate

Senior Fellow Alain Bertaud’s book is mentioned in a piece about housing design and affordability. “In Order Without Design, his book about cities and markets, the urban planner Alain Bertaud writes that the decision to build tall or short buildings is not the choice of an architect, developer, or planner, but a natural result of the land values, ‘purely an economic decision depending on the price of land in relation to the price of construction.’ Requiring shorter buildings, as many places do, is tantamount to requiring expensive homes.”

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