A Review Of Suburban Nation

A review of "Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream" by Andres Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, and Jeff Speck, published in 2001.
August 16, 2004, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"[Suburban Nation is ] very non-political and pragmatic in explaining why suburbia is simply not laid out in a way that’s very convenient or healthy for people. And it depicted sprawl, not as an issue of fighting growth (which is inevitable), or moving everybody back into the cities (which is unrealistic — people fled them for a reason), but more of a problem of how to design neighborhoods (in both urban and suburban settings) in an efficient and scaleable manner."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Saturday, August 14, 2004 in Fling93 Loves Fishes
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