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Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream

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Suburban Nation: The Rise Of Sprawl And The Decline Of The American Dream

For a decade, Suburban Nation has given voice to a growing movement in North America to put an end to suburban sprawl and replace the last century's automobile-based settlement patterns with a return to more traditional planning. Founders of the Congress for the New Urbanism, Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk are at the forefront of the movement, and even their critics, such as Fred Barnes in The Weekly Standard, recognized that " Suburban Nation is likely to become this movement's bible." A lively lament about the failures of postwar planning, this is also that rare book that offers solutions: " an essential handbook" (San Francisco Chronicle).
This tenth anniversary edition includes a new preface by the authors.


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320
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North Point Press
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9780865477506
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Sep 14, 2010

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