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If Houston's Population Projections Are Correct, Where Are We Going to Put Everyone?

  • 1.  If Houston's Population Projections Are Correct, Where Are We Going to Put Everyone?

    Posted 10-20-2018 20:52

    If Houston's Population Projections Are Correct, Where Are We Going to Put Everyone? | Houston Public Media
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    If Houston's Population Projections Are Correct, Where Are We Going to Put Everyone? | Houston Public Media
    Recent projections say the region's population could top 10 million in the next 20 years According to a recent projection, Greater Houston's population could top 10 million by the year 2040. That's really not that far away, and while projections can be revised, even coming anywhere near that number leads to a daunting question: where will all these Houstonians go?
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    To find out what infrastructure improvements will be needed over the next 20 years in order to accommodate any further significant population growth in the region – and to discuss how Houston could develop to successfully accommodate all those people - Houston Matters producer Michael Hagerty talked with Dr. Bruce Race. He's an architect and urban planner and a professor in the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design at the University of Houston.

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    Bruce Race FAIA
    Professor of Architecture
    Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design, University of Houston
    Houston TX
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  • 2.  RE: If Houston's Population Projections Are Correct, Where Are We Going to Put Everyone?

    Posted 10-22-2018 22:49
    Bruce, There are plenty of opportunities for densification in Houston alone the Light Rail Corridor. What is the problem?

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    Bryan Grunwald AIA
    Bryan Grunwald Associates
    Oakland CA
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