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Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs

Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs
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  • Seller:Premier Books USA
  • Sales Rank:1,651,090
  • Languages:English (Published), English (Original Language), English (Unknown)
  • Media:Hardcover
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:1
  • Pages:304
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):1.87
  • Dimensions (in):9.3 x 0.9 x 8.3
  • Publication Date:December 22, 2008
  • ISBN:0470041234
  • EAN:9780470041239
  • ASIN:0470041234
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Updated with a new Introduction by the authors and a foreword by Richard Florida, this book is a comprehensive guide book for urban designers, planners, architects, developers, environmentalists, and community leaders that illustrates how existing suburban developments can be redesigned into more urban and more sustainable places. 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. 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 & 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


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