Except for the live-work model Ling offers in her blog, the exhaustive choices that people can pick will also solve some problems in today’s urban renewal.
The live-work mode is a combination of residential and work areas. It could save a lot of money and time for certain occupations, and also achieves the purpose of a low-carbon lifestyle. Meanwhile, this kind of architectural form will increase street safety because of adding living function in working space.
An area that is completely commercial or retails will have some security risks at night. Cause shops are closed at night and nobody saw what was happening on the street. When residential and working buildings are combined, the streets with more functions will be more secure.
In general, live-work units can be expanded into many different details. To study live-work mode has a major influence on urban innovation.