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Retrofitting suburbia : urban design solutions for redesigning suburbs / Ellen Dunham-Jones and June Williamson.

By: Dunham-Jones, Ellen, 1959-.
Contributor(s): Williamson, June.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009Description: xvi, 256 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 21 x 24 cm.ISBN: 9780470041239 (cloth); 0470041234 (cloth).Subject(s): Suburbs -- United States -- Planning | Sustainable development -- United StatesDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Instant architecture, instant cities, and incremental metropolitanism -- Retrofitting garden apartments and residential subdivisions to address density and the new demographics -- Residential case study : changes to "Levittown" -- Retrofitting social life along commercial strips -- Strips case study : Mashpee Commons, Cape Cod, Massachusetts -- From regional malls to new downtowns through mixed-use and public space -- Mall case study : Cottonwood, Holladay, Utah -- Mall case study : Blemar, Lakewood, Colorado -- Edge City infill : improving walkability and interconnectivity -- Edge City case study : downtown Kendall/Dadeland, Miami-Dade County, Florida -- Suburban office and industrial park retrofits to recruit the creative class -- Office park case study : University Town Center, Prince George's County, Maryland.
Summary: This comprehensive guidebook illustrates how existing suburbs can be redesigned and redeveloped, and includes innovative case studies of suburban developments that have been retrofitted to new uses and forms.
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General Circulation 307.760973 DUN 2009 Available 23373

Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-247) and index.

Instant architecture, instant cities, and incremental metropolitanism -- Retrofitting garden apartments and residential subdivisions to address density and the new demographics -- Residential case study : changes to "Levittown" -- Retrofitting social life along commercial strips -- Strips case study : Mashpee Commons, Cape Cod, Massachusetts -- From regional malls to new downtowns through mixed-use and public space -- Mall case study : Cottonwood, Holladay, Utah -- Mall case study : Blemar, Lakewood, Colorado -- Edge City infill : improving walkability and interconnectivity -- Edge City case study : downtown Kendall/Dadeland, Miami-Dade County, Florida -- Suburban office and industrial park retrofits to recruit the creative class -- Office park case study : University Town Center, Prince George's County, Maryland.

This comprehensive guidebook illustrates how existing suburbs can be redesigned and redeveloped, and includes innovative case studies of suburban developments that have been retrofitted to new uses and forms.

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