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Title Suburban form [electronic resource] : an international perspective / edited by Kiril Stanilov and Brenda Case Scheer.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 270 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. Postwar growth and suburban development patterns / Kiril Stanilov -- The changing form of suburbs. Introduction. Community, modernity, and urban change in Japan and the USA : Toyokawa and Cupertino in the late twentieth century / Piper Gaubatz. Complexity and contradiction in the ageing early postwar suburbs of Qubec City / Genevive Vachon, Nik Luka, Daniel Lacroix. Morphological diversity in the squatter settlements of Rio de Janeiro / Lilian Fessler Vaz and Paola Berenstein Jacques -- Understanding the elements and the patterns. Introduction. Making a metropolitan landscape : Lyons 1812-1994 / Jacqueline Tatom. Radial street as a timeline / Brenda Case Scheer -- The effect of planning. Introduction. Transformations of space : a retrospective on public housing in Singapore / Limin Hee and Chye-Kiang Heng. Building types and urban fabric of Rome's outer suburbs : from reading to planning / Maria Grazia Corsini. Planning for sprawl : the evolution of a regional shopping center / Kiril Stanilov -- The reconstruction of the suburbs. Introduction. The transformation of large postwar housing areas in Sweden : adaptation to a blend of new and old planning ideas / Sonja Viden and Marina Botta. Suburban morphology and Portland's urban growth boundary / Thomas Harvey and Martha A. Works. Conserving the suburb : mechanisms, tensions and results / Peter J. Larkham.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Suburbs -- Cross-cultural studies.
Quality of life -- Cross-cultural studies.
Suburban life -- Cross-cultural studies.
Suburban homes -- Cross-cultural studies.
Land use -- Cross-cultural studies.
Stedelijke ontwikkeling.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Stanilov, Kiril.
Scheer, Brenda Case, 1951-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0415314755 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0415314763 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0203561260 (eBook)

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