What we're reading: urban spatial efficiency

Peak oil provocation; China's factory shutdown; Utah's DeerDeeter; fit cities; urban spatial efficiency.
Written by Andrew Nusca, Contributor on

1.) Peak oil provocateur Matthew Simmons has died at the age of 67.

2.) In an aggressive push to improve the country's energy efficiency, China will shutter 2,087 aging steel and cement factories.

3.) Utah's "DeerDeeter" uses strobe lights and sounds to deter deer from crossing the highway.

4.) The formula for fit cities: design plus policy equals health.

5.) Urban Omnibus details strategies from around the world to get more livable units out of existing building stock.

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