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Author De Jong, Judith.
Title New suburbanisms / Judith K. De Jong.
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2014.
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 Floor3  HT352.U6 D3 2014    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 237 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Historically, we see the city as the cramped, crumbling core of development and culture, and the suburb as the vast outlying wasteland - convenient, but vacant. Contemporary urban design proves us wrong. In New SubUrbanisms, Judith De Jong explains the on-going "flattening" of the American Metropolis, as suburbs are becoming more like their central cities - and cities more like their suburbs through significant changes in spatial and formal practice as well as demographic and cultural changes. These revisionist practices are exemplified in the emergence of hybrid sub/urban conditions such as parking practices, the residential densification of suburbia, hyper-programmed public spaces and inner city big-box retail, among others"-Provided by publisher.
Subject Suburbs -- United States.
Metropolitan areas -- United States.
Architecture and society -- United States.
Architecture -- Human factors -- United States.
ISBN 9780415642163 hardcover alkaline paper
0415642167 hardcover alkaline paper
9780415642170 paperback alkaline paper
0415642175 paperback alkaline paper
OCLC number 800036143