The Next American Metropolis: Ecology, Community, and the American Dream

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Princeton Architectural Press, 1993 - Social Science - 175 pages
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Regarding issues of urban sprawl Visit Sprawl Net, at Rice University. It's under construction, but it should be an interesting resource. Check out the traffic in the land of commuting. And, finally, enjoy Los Angeles: Revisiting the Four Ecologies.
  

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Pretty pictures. This book made me want to go back to school. Read full review

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A look at the limits to growth from environmental, social, and economic angles. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
Definitions
56
Guiding Principles
62
Ecology and Habitat
72
Residential Areas
83
Parks Plazas and Civic Buildings
90
Pedestrian and Bicycle System
101
Parking Requirements and Configuration
108
Regional Plans
117
Station Area Plans
136
Laguna West 146 Calvme Specific Area Plan
150
Dry Creek Ranch 151 South Brentwood
156
Project Credits
170
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Calthorpe is principal in the firm Calthorpe and Associates based in Berkeley, California.

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