I poached these photos from DC Courier to remind you of the South Lake Union neighborhood circa 2003 when Seattle hosted CMWC before you read this article
Urban density appeals to me more than suburban sprawl but a nearly complete lack of planning is crazy, stupid, dense. Another BOOM in the boom-bust cycle and then another 15 years or so to try and catch up retroactively to the decisions that weren't made in advance. The dog is walking its owner all over town.
1. the state or quality of being dense; compactness; closely set
2. stupidity; slow-wittedness; obtuseness.
3. the number of inhabitants, dwellings, or the like, per unit area