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Retrofitting Sprawl Addressing Seventy Years of Failed Urban Form These twelve previously unpublished essays present innovative and practical ideas for addressing the harmful effects of sprawl Sprawl is not only an ongoing focus of specialized magazines like Dwell i

  • Title: Retrofitting Sprawl: Addressing Seventy Years of Failed Urban Form
  • Author: Emily Talen
  • ISBN: 9780820345444
  • Page: 415
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Retrofitting Sprawl: Addressing Seventy Years of Failed Urban Form By Emily Talen, These twelve previously unpublished essays present innovative and practical ideas for addressing the harmful effects of sprawl Sprawl is not only an ongoing focus of specialized magazines like Dwell indeed, Time magazine has cited recycling the suburbs as the second of Ten Ideas Changing the World Right Now While most conversations on sprawl tend to focus on its resThese twelve previously unpublished essays present innovative and practical ideas for addressing the harmful effects of sprawl Sprawl is not only an ongoing focus of specialized magazines like Dwell indeed, Time magazine has cited recycling the suburbs as the second of Ten Ideas Changing the World Right Now While most conversations on sprawl tend to focus on its restriction, this book presents an overview of current thinking on ways to fix, repair, and retrofit existing sprawl Chapters by planners, geographers, designers, and architects present research grounded in diverse locales including Phoenix, Arizona Seattle, Washington Dublin, Ohio and the Atlanta, Georgia, and Washington, D.C metro areas The authors address head on the most controversial aspects of sprawl issues of power and control, justice and equity, and American attitudes about regulating private development But they also put these issues in practical contexts, bringing in examples of redesign that are already occurring around the country, including the retrofitting of corridors and the repurposing of cul de sacs Whether fixing sprawl requires a cultural shift in thinking or a coordinated effort by local government, these essays testify that a combination of forethought and creative thinking will be needed.Contributors Dave Amos, Aviva Hopkins Brown, Wesley Brown, David Dixon, Ellen Dunham Jones, Aaron Golub, Nabil Kamel, Gerrit Jan Knaap, Julia Koschinsky, Nico Larco, Rebecca Lewis, Gabriel D az Montemayor, Hector Navarro, Matthew Salenger, Brenda Case Scheer, Marc Schlossberg, Christian Solori, Benjamin W Stanley, Galina Tachieva, Emily Talen, Whitney Warman, June Williamson, Milagros Zingoni.

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    1. This book, as the title indicates, addresses a variety of issues related to making sprawl walkable The very first essay shows both why retrofitting suburbia is desirable and why it will be difficult On the one hand, numerous surveys show that roughly half of households desire to live in walkable places, even if it means living in a smaller house However, most neighborhoods especially suburbs are not very walkable only 27 percent of city neighborhoods have Walkscores over 70, and only 8 percent [...]

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