In this video, The B1M explains why European cities do not typically build skyscrapers while the rest of the world is increasingly doing so. Much of the reason has to do with how European cities were already densely built and oriented around a mix of uses.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. Stephen lives in Kenmore and primarily covers land use and transportation issues for The Urbanist.