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Sprawling cities and our endangered public health

Author: Stephen Verderber
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title examines the past and present role of architecture in relation to the public health consequences of unmitigated sprawl and the ways in which it threatens our future.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Verderber
ISBN: 9780415665322 0415665329 9780415665339 0415665337 9780203119211 0203119215
OCLC Number: 764304913
Description: xiv, 231 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: an epidemic on our doorstep --
Sprawl, architecture, and health: a brief history --
Global sprawl machines --
Transfusion: design considerations --
Case study: New Orleans --
The future.
Responsibility: Stephen Verderber.

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This title examines the past and present role of architecture in relation to the public health consequences of unmitigated sprawl and the ways in which it threatens our future.

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