Mixed-use developments and the 15-minutes city


November 14, 2022

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs report of 2004 projected the world population to peak at 9.22 billion in 2075 and then stabilise at a value close to 9 billion.

Habitability, quality of life and sustainability of the most populated cities are at risk due to the high density of population because of demographic expansion and lack of space.

The cities of 21st century must focus on the human-being and have the necessary infrastructure to meet the needs of its inhabitants by creeating more functional, eficients and sustainables urban ecosystems in wich to work, study, live, socialize, entertain, do exercise and walk through public spaces all in 15 minutes.

Mixed-use developments have all services in the same place because they combine different uses inside the same space: residential, offices, hotels, restaurants, etc.

What are these projects? Which are their advantages and strenghtens? How they can benefit neighbourhoods and cities?

In this article published by POR METRO CUADRADO, the Managing Director of SANDIN ABOGADOS Real Estate, explains the meaning of mixed-use developments, their advantages and stregthens and how they can contribute to improve neighbourhoods and cities.

You can access the article on this link (only available in Spanish):


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