Limit Repetition

Break large projects into collections of unique buildings by different architects
  • Jeff Speck


NO MATTER HOW WELCOMING a building facade is, nobody wants to walk past 300 feet of it. That’s more than a minute of the exact same thing. Unless the ground floor is made up of shops or individual stoops, more than a few dozen feet of the same facade treatment gets boring. It also suggests a scale of development that is inhuman, a message that, while unfortunately accurate, is best hidden for the sake of walkability.251

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