Retrofitting Suburbia, Updated Edition: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs: Ellen Dunham-Jones, June Williamson: 9780470934326

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Publication Date: March 29, 2011 ISBN-10: 0470934328 ISBN-13 :978-0470934326 Edition: 1
Update of the author and a foreword by Richard Florida, with a new introduction, this book is an urban designers, planners, architects, developers, environmental protection and community leaders how to take advantage of existing suburban development to more city ​​can be re-designed and comprehensive guide book more sustainable place. Although there has been considerable attention by practitioners and scholars the development of the urban core and the new neighborhood at the edge of the city, there is little concern about the redesign and redevelopment of existing suburbs. The author, architect and well-known experts in the subject, show how development in existing suburbs can absorb new relationship of economic growth and development, in order to change the demographic, technological, and economic conditions.
Transformation of the suburbs was named the 2009 American Publishers Professional and Academic Excellence Award (Prose Award) issued by the Association of American Publishers Professional and Scholarly Publishing (PSP), winner in the category of Architecture and Urban Planning