Retrofitting Suburbia

Retrofitting Suburbia

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While there has been considerable 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. Here is a comprehensive guidebook for architects, planners, urban designers, and developers that illustrates how existing suburbs can be redesigned and redeveloped. The authors, both architects and noted experts on the subject, show how development in existing suburbs can absorb new growth and evolve in relation to changed demographic, technological, and economic conditions. Retrofitting Suburbia was named winner in the Architecture a 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 Publishers... rather than engage the entire group in discussing minutiae, we need a snow removal diagram, a trash collection diagram, etc.). ... local, and collector streets established the DNA of sprawl development patterns accompanied by high- speed roadways that create a more ... by traditional neighborhood development patterns before Figure 7a€“7 The Internal Trip Capture Worksheet for Cottonwooda#39;s retrofit.

Title:Retrofitting Suburbia
Author:Ellen Dunham-Jones, June Williamson
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-12-22


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