Friday Funny: Suburban Fantasies

With names like Aspen Grove and Sunrise Park, you might mistake these suburb designs for the real thing. But something's not quite right in artist Ross Racine's birds-eye views of imaginary suburbs.

From The Infrastructurist:

"Artist Ross Racine creates fictional suburbs. He describes his work–"drawn freehand directly on the computer and printed with an inkjet printer"–as a "a comment on the fears as well as the dreams expressed in suburban culture." What's eerie is that the images often seem entirely realistic, capturing that odd mix of uninspired marketing whimsy and impracticality that characterizes so many suburban developments."

Many more images at

Full Story: Suburbs of the Imagination

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