Suburban sprawl


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Suburban sprawl

The spreading of a city’s population out into the surrounding countryside, forming suburbs.
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The added warmth of suburban sprawl was the fundamental environmental factor followed by increased avian prey.
But in retrospect, Venturi and Scott Brown's characterization of suburban sprawl as "the current vernacular of the United States," or the "people's architecture as the people want it," was naive.
Making our city even greener is not only good for our own quality of life, but we are also paving the way for other cities to rein in suburban sprawl by demonstrating that people will choose to live and work in dense, vibrant cities.
Our survey shows that more states are moving decisively to address GHG emissions from the car trips generated by suburban sprawl and by the energy consumed by our buildings.
He added: "What the council has now opened up is a real danger of suburban sprawl engulfing the green spaces which give the built-up area of the city its character and the six villages of St Fagan's, Radyr, Morganstown, Creigiau, Pentyrch and Gwaelod-y-Garth their special character.
And for quite a while there I believer this led to suburban sprawl, as many of the younger people coming into their home-buying and child-rearing years found they could go larger if they were willing to make the commute back to civilization for work, groceries and the other necessities of life.
For example, cities with adequate mass transit and sustainable urban building practices can reduce suburban sprawl and also rely less on subprime mortgages to house a growing population.
DISAPPEARING DESERT: THE GROWTH OF PHOENIX AND THE CULTURE OF SPRAWL considers the social and cultural forces that contribute to suburban sprawl in the U.
The husband-and-wife team of town planners Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk are typically credited as the founders of new urbanism, a style of community design that embraces mixed use (commercial and residential) development in pedestrian-friendly and green space-rich neighborhoods-much like the old neighborhoods many baby-boomers remember before suburban sprawl made us all slaves to our cars.
By virtue of pushing the population into the suburban sprawl, the garden is in fact responsible for our reliance on private motor transport and hence the uncontrolled CO2 emissions that now threaten the planet with global warming.
The number increases every year as a result of continuous urban and suburban sprawl and the high cost of central sewer systems.
Wheeler also demonstrates that very little association exists between unemployment concentration and suburban sprawl, declining unionization, or industrial shifts.