Planning the New Suburbia: Flexibility by Design
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The book is clean with no marks highlights or creases. 194 pages with the index. paperbackWe ship from the USA and Canada. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 21131
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Friedman surveys the evolution of urban planning, the history of "ideal" communities, the development of North American suburbs, and the theory behind flexible suburban design. Three case studies offer practical examples of his approach, and all are generously illustrated with drawings, plans, and photographs to demonstrate Friedman's ideas in action. Rather than dismissing a suburb as an unattractive, impersonal sprawl, Friedman shows how they can be modified into an affordable, sustainable, and adaptable community.
The suburbs house two-thirds of North America?s population and are the subject of much debate and criticism. Planning the New Suburbia proposes ways to respond to the challenge of creating affordable, adaptable, and environmentally sustainable neighborhoods. An architect and planner, Avi Friedman suggests new methods of design and regulation that would enable planners and residents to adapt suburban communities and homes to their evolving needs, responding to changing family size, aging, or new working conditions.
Friedman surveys the evolution of urban planning, the history of "ideal" communities, the development of North American suburbs, and the theory behind flexible suburban design. Three case studies offer practical examples of his approach, and are generously illustrated with drawings, plans, and photographs.
Titel: Planning the New Suburbia: Flexibility by ...
Verlag: University of British Columbia Press
Auflage: First Edition.
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