A Field Guide to Sprawl par Dolores Hayden

A Field Guide to Sprawl par Dolores Hayden

Titre de livre: A Field Guide to Sprawl

Auteur: Dolores Hayden

Broché: 128 pages

Date de sortie: July 11, 2006

ISBN: 0393731987

Éditeur: W. W. Norton & Company

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Dolores Hayden avec A Field Guide to Sprawl

Paperback. Pub Date: 07 2006 Pages: 128 Publisher: WW Norton & Co. A Field Guide to Sprawl was selected by the Urban web site Planetizen for its list of Top Ten Books in Urban Studies and by Discover magazine for its list of Top 20 Books in Science. Features on the book appeared in The New York Times and the Boston Globe.Duck. ruburb. tower farm. big box. and pig-in-a-python are among the dozens of zany terms invented by real estate developers and designers today to characterize land-use practices and the physical elements of sprawl. Sprawl in the environment. based on the metaphor of a person spread out. is hard to define. This concise book engages its meaning. explains common building patterns. and illustrates the visual culture of sprawl. Seventy-five stunning color aerial photographs. each paired with a definition. convey the impact of excessive development. This engagin...