• Dharavi, Mumbai, India
  • Kowloon Walled City, Hong Kong, China
  • Plan Voisin, Paris, France
  • Saconia, Madrid, Spain
  • Eixample, Barcelona, Spain
The Density Atlas is a planning, design and development resource for comparing urban densities around the world. The Atlas features a unique metrics and scale system for a comprehensive understanding of urban density.
  • Metrics

    Measurements Diagram

    Case studies are measured by floor area ratio, dwelling units per area, and people per area, to provide a holistic understanding of density.
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  • Scale

    Scale Diagram

    Case studies are categorized by physical scale in a typical metropolitan region, with a focus on development blocks, neighborhoods, and districts.
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