This kind of smart, walkable, mixed-use urbanism is illegal to build in most American cities

@alexandria @astralbijection finally, a capacitor that doesn't pop (and is world-ending if it does)

@alexandria the real trick is, all skyscrapers are capacitors :)

You might get like a fraction of a femtofarads if you're lucky but anything can be a capacitor...

@astralbijection we say our cities don't have the capacitance to deal with rising population, but we can and should build taller.

@celesteh our society is vulnerable to so many kinds of shocks and disruptions, we need more capacitance to smooth it all out

@astralbijection for good reason though, those buildings might not be up to fire code

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