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Retrofitting Suburbia

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On to changed demographic technological and economic conditions Retrofitting Suburbia was named winner in the Architecture Urban Planning category of the 2009 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence The PROSE Awards awarded by The Professional and Scholarly Publishing PSP Division of the Association of American Publishe This book was right on point with the article I'm writing and provides some great case studies about how cities and private developers are attempting to re create versions of urbanism in suburban locations and on the sites of abandoned or underused suburban retail properties

Read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Í Ellen Dunham-Jones

Attention by practitioners and academics to development in urban cores and new neighborhoods on the periphery of cities there has been little attention to the redesign and redevelopment of existing suburbs The authors both architects and noted experts on the subject show how development in existing suburbs can absorb new growth and evolve in relati Uhhh yeah of course I read an urban planning textbook I heard about on NPR Wouldn't youThere was a lot of stuff here some of it plausible and some of it useful than other stuff Basically trying to get back to sustainable mixed use residential and urbanizing things that were originally intended solely for commerceit's a tricky business but an important one I think the most interesting stuff to me was talking about how suburbs are built with a particular economic class and even agegeneration of people in mind and it is probably a much better bet to mix types sizes and prices of housing so communities don't hollow out completely when the kids grow up or the mix of employment changesindustries leave the area etc YeahI think I understood about 40% of this book but what I understood was pretty interesting

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Updated with a new Introduction by the authors and a foreword by Richard Florida this book is a comprehensive guide book for urban designers planners architects developers environmentalists and community leaders that illustrates how existing suburban developments can be redesigned into urban and sustainable places While there has been considerable I wrote of a review of this book for The Architect's Newspaper

  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • Retrofitting Suburbia
  • Ellen Dunham-Jones
  • English
  • 10 January 2019
  • 9780470041239

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