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Acceptance of the building density in the canton of Zurich

The canton of Zurich examined the acceptance of higher densities of people and buildings in districts as part of a long-term spatial development strategy (LaRES). A representative population survey showed the conditions under which respondents are willing to accept higher densities. 
Based on the results of this study, an interdisciplinary team developed recommendations for the long-term spatial planning strategy of the Canton of Zurich. 

  • Conjoint analysis

  • Simulation models

  • Spatial planning, spatial development strategy

  • Representative online survey in the canton of Zurich

Download the official results report in German on the study "Kanton Zürich Baudirektion Amt für Raumentwicklung: Akzeptanz der Dichte" as PDF.

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