Sprawltown: Looking for the City on Its Edges


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Sprawl. The word calls to mind a host of troublesome issues such as city ight, runaway suburban development, and the conversion of farmland to soulless housing developments. In Sprawltown, architectural historian Richard Ingersoll makes the surprising claim that sprawl is an inevitable realityof modern life that should be addressed more thoughtfully and recognized as its own new form of urbanism rather than simply being criticized and condemned. In ve thought-provoking chapters, covering topics such as tourism, lm, and the ...

Sprawltown: Looking for the City on Its Edges 2006, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568985664

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