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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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  • Duration 10 video lessons (72 Mins)
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  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. What's the Problem? (6 mins)
  • 3. Defining "Missing Middle" (5 mins)
  • 4. Missing Middle Types (7 mins)
  • 5. Assembly (4 mins)
  • 6. Characteristics (11 mins)
  • 7. Effective Zoning (10 mins)
  • 8. Comprehensive Planning (9 mins)
  • 9. Case Studies (8 mins)
  • 10. Resources (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.

Learn these skills

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


This course is approved for 1.25 AICP CM credits


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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