A Call To Sprawl

John Roughan argues that precisely because of Auckland, New Zealand's natural beauty, it is the ideal place for urban sprawl.
March 20, 2005, 9am PST | David Gest
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"We congregate in or near cities because we prefer the anonymity of crowds, the variety and opportunities of large markets and the cultural energy so many people generate. If we can find a village within the city so much the better. If it is a village by the sea it is paradise...This is a place to sprawl. There are few other places in the world as blessed with coastline as sublime."

Thanks to David Gest

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Published on Saturday, March 19, 2005 in The New Zealand Herald
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