Understanding urban sprawl [videorecording] / Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; produced and directed by Italo Costa ; written and researched by James Heer.
- Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences [distributor], c1999.
1 videocassette (47 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
- Cities and towns -- Growth.
Suburbs -- Planning.
Suburbs -- Environmental aspects.
City planning -- Environmental aspects.
Suburbs -- Economic aspects.
City planning -- Economic aspects.
Suburbs -- Social aspects.
City planning -- Social aspects.
- Local subjects:
- Art and architecture videos.
- Documentary films.
- System Details:
- In this program, scientist and environmentalist Dr. David Suzuki examines the social, economic, and environmental implications of 'sprawl,' the low-density development that spreads out from the edges of cities and towns, using examples from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Includes commentary from planners, developers, and environmentalists.
- Narrator: David Suzuki.
- Photography, Michael Savoie ... [et al.] ; music, Carlos Lopez.
- Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program The nature of things in 1998.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
- Suzuki, David, 1936- , Narrator
Costa, Italo. , Director, Producer
Heer, James. , Screenwriter
Films for the Humanities (Firm) , Distributor
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. , Producer
Rosengarten Family Fund.
- Publisher Number:
- FFH 8617 Films for the Humanities & Sciences
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