The new album by Arcade Fire is themed around suburban sprawl, offering an interesting commentary on city planning and development.
Aug 19, 2010 SPUR Urbanist
Real estate investment is expected to rise sharply in the greater Cairo region. Some fear this will bring about American-style suburban sprawl.
Jul 31, 2010 Global Real Estate Monitor
"London's councils seem set on continuing the imbalance between the city center and outer suburbs, where the former supplies most of the jobs, and the latter most of the residents." Joe Peach reports on economic potential of suburban independence.
Jul 24, 2010 The Global Urbanist
The suburbs are steadily becoming more urban, with denser development, taller buildings, and a greater mix of uses.
Jul 20, 2009 USA Today
As farmland prices skyrocketed, so did the cost of growing a suburb.
Jun 15, 2009 New Geography
Out in the bar, the world as we know it was coming to an end. In the backroom, meanwhile, smart people were trying to figure out the future of suburbia.
Oct 26, 2008 By
A melting economy and struggling suburbs may mean it's time to reconsider how we model our cities and development patterns, according to this column.
Oct 23, 2008 Chicago Tribune
<p>Though there is some resistance to change, many cities in North America have their sights on undoing the damage of the last 50 years of suburban development.</p>
Jun 4, 2008 The Toronto Star