Building height

Taller buildings can permit more people to occupy a smaller land area which has impacts on linear infrastructure serving that population.

Tall buildings cast long shadows, and particularly in dense urban environments this darkness can impact the amount of natural light inhabitants are exposed to, which can having many medium- and long-term health impacts.


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