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Sprawl and Suburbia / introduction by Robert Fishman ; William S. Saunders, editor.

Other Title:
Harvard design magazine readers : sprawl and suburbia.
Publication:
Minneapolis, Minnesota : University of Minnesota Press, 2005.
Distribution:
Bristol : University Presses Marketing
Series:
Harvard design magazine readers ; volume 2.
Harvard design magazine readers ; volume 2
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (151 pages)
Subjects:
Suburban life -- United States.
Dwellings -- United States -- Design and construction.
Land use -- United States.
Suburbs -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Summary: Sprawl and Suburbia brings together some of the foremost thinkers in the field and calls for architects, urban planners, and landscape designers to work at mitigating the impact of sprawl and improving the built environment as a whole.
Contents:
Contents: Preface : Will sprawl produce its own demise? / William S. Saunders
Introduction : Beyond sprawl / Robert Fishman
Seventy-five percent : the next big architectural project / Ellen Dunham-Jones
The new urbanism and the communitarian trap : on social problems and the false hope of design / David Harvey
Ozzie and Harriet in hell : on the decline of inner suburbs / Mike Davis
Suburbia and its discontents : notes from the sprawl debate / Matthew J. Kiefer
The costs-and benefits?-of sprawl / Alex Krieger
Smart growth in Atlanta : a response to Krieger and Kiefer / Ellen Dunham-Jones
Diversity by law : on inclusionary zoning and housing / Jerold S. Kayden
The spectacle of ordinary building / Mitchell Schwarzer
Privatized lives : on the embattled 'burbs / James S. Russell
Duct tape nation : land use, the fear factor and the new unilateralism / Andrew Ross
Retro urbanism : on the once and future TOD / Peter Hall.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Saunders, William S., editor.
Fishman, Robert, writer of introduction.
ISBN:
0-8166-9819-8
OCLC:
476095883
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