Urban density: Difference between revisions

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Low and high were the wrong way round. Also the traffic separation claim is unsourced
(Low and high were the wrong way round. Also the traffic separation claim is unsourced)
[[File:Specialization residential self sufficient buidings low high.jpg|thumb|Residential specialization "Self-Sufficient Buildings", highlow density in the foreground, lowhigh density in the background where traffic is separated.]]
'''Urban density''' is a term used in [[urban planning]] and [[urban design]] to refer to the number of people inhabiting a given [[urbanized area]]. As such it is to be distinguished from other measures of [[population density]]. Urban density is considered an important factor in understanding how cities function. Research related to urban density occurs across diverse areas, including economics, health, innovation, psychology and geography as well as [[sustainability]].