The problem at the root of shrinking cities is a lack of funds to consolidate space.
Habitat III New Urban Agenda echoes those of author Richard Vermeulen, and his book Green at No Cost. From sustainable infrastructure systems, assessable green public spaces to green buildings that provide the missing housing types we explore the similarities of great thought.
An Interview with Richard Vermeulen, Principal at Vermeulens pre-construction cost estimators, Construction Economist, and author of Green at No Cost, on the Onions tongue in cheek report that, “The City of San Francisco was looking to relocate because its current location had become too expensive.” Richard Vermeulen would like to suggest, “Paso Robles as the new location. The new city of PR would be half way between LA and the Bay Area; it has a perfect climate, buildable topography, coastal access, water infrastructure, and interesting geography.”