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Dhaka : The most densely inhabited megacity

Jepranshu Aganivanshi

For those in favour of densification of cities and urban spaces should see through another window – from the window of carrying capacity of the environment. The carrying capacity has to be studied properly before applying any such densification policies in any region of the world. Moreover, the basic living human values may tend to get lost with an increase in the density of an area – the surplus population also require their share of social space, open spaces, market spaces which are...

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  • Todd Tyrtle

    Mind boggling. I live in Canada's biggest city - and our population density is 1/122nd that of Dhaka - even my more dense neighbourhood is still only 1/13th of it. Thanks for the interesting post.