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Missing Middle Housing: Meeting the Growing Demand for Walkable Urbanism

Learn about Missing Middle Housing and how to integrate these types into existing neighborhoods.

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Course Info

  • Duration 10 video lessons (72 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2016
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    1.
    Introduction
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    What's the Problem?
    Chapter Duration 6 mins
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    Defining "Missing Middle"
    Chapter Duration 5 mins
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    Missing Middle Types
    Chapter Duration 7 mins
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    Assembly
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    Characteristics
    Chapter Duration 11 mins
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    Effective Zoning
    Chapter Duration 10 mins
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    Comprehensive Planning
    Chapter Duration 9 mins
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    Case Studies
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
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    Resources
    Chapter Duration 6 mins

Course Description

The "Missing Middle" is a range of multi-unit or clustered housing types compatible in scale with single-family homes. Missing Middle housing has the benefit of meeting the growing demand for walkable urban living. This course presents the issues facing communities across the country, describes Missing Middle housing types, explains how to integrate the Missing Middle within communities and plans, and provides case studies and resources.

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Learn these skills

  • Development
  • Housing
  • Land Use
  • Law and Policy
  • Regulations
  • Urban Design
  • Urbanism
  • Walkability
  • Zoning Codes

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1.25 AICP CM credits

AIA CES

This is 1.25 LU.

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1.25 CNU-A credit.

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Daniel Parolek

Daniel Parolek

Daniel Parolek is a nationally recognized thought leader in architecture, design, and urban planning, specifically in terms of creating livable, sustainable communities and buildings that reinforce them.

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This course inspired me, while watching, to play with vacant parcels in my downtown to see how a better mix could be applied.
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