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I enjoyed reading about the Postcard City but many of the ideas expressed by the author were not new or even well expounded. Ruth Peltason. Categories : Urbanization Human geography Decentralization Urban studies and planning terminology Environmental terminology Environmental design Sustainable urban planning. Click here to sign up. The Museums of Contemporary Art. Eric Schlosser , in his book Fast Food Nation , argues that fast food chains accelerate suburban sprawl and help set its tone with their expansive parking lots, flashy signs, and plastic architecture
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August 25, - Published on Amazon. I'm reading it. The quality looks great and it is cheaper than those in school's bookstore.
Sprawltown: Looking for the City on its Edges [Richard Ingersoll] on seatreiraecinin.ga . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sprawl. The word calls to mind a host of. Editorial Reviews. Review. Finding order in disorder (Ingersoll) attributes a kind of cinematic order to the disjointed ugliness of sprawl. -- Planning Magazine .
January 14, - Published on Amazon. Used this book for an introductory architectural history class. Very enjoyable reading, as the author associates form with cultural and even psychological factors. Buildings and structures discussed in the book range from the most famous to the most typical houses. Would recommend this book for not only those interested architecture, but also to those fascinated in learning more about other cultures and their ways of life.
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Preview — Sprawltown by Richard Ingersoll. 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 Sprawl.
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. No screed against the suburb, this book offers a more sophisticated and nuanced view of the way we think about its rapid development and growth.
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