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Suburban Form

An International Perspective, 1st Edition

Edited by Brenda Case Scheer, Kiril Stanilov

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288 pages

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Description

This book examines and documents the remarkable development and transformation of suburban form throughout the globe during the twentieth century. The premise that suburban areas are monotonous, inert environments is put to a test through investigation of the complexity of those suburban settings and the dynamic physical changes that have taken place since their inception.

Table of Contents

Part 1. The Changing Form of Suburbs. Part 2. Understanding the Elements and the Patterns. Part 3. The Effect of Planning. Part 4. The Reconstruction of the Suburbs.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC010000
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning