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Reforming suburbia : the planned communities of Irvine, Columbia, and the Woodlands

Author: Ann Forsyth
Publisher: Berkeley ; Los Angeles ; London : University of California Press, [2005]
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Forsyth, Ann, 1963-
Reforming suburbia.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607514440
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Forsyth
ISBN: 0520241657 9780520241657 0520241665 9780520241664
OCLC Number: 53975509
Description: xv, 379 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The new community experiment --
The Irvine ranch --
Columbia --
The Woodlands --
Organizing the metropolis --
Alternatives to sprawl? --
New town planning and the paradoxes of private innovation --
Appendix A. Ahwahnee Principles, Charter of the New Urbanism, and EPA Smart Growth Principles --
Appendix B. Census data for Irvine, Columbia, and The Woodlands, 1980-2000 --
Appendix C. Study Methods --
Appendix D. Criticisms and benefits of suburban growth with evaluation of case study new communities --
Appendix E. Densities of typical residential villages in Irvine and The Woodlands.
Responsibility: Ann Forsyth.
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