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Transformations of Urban and Suburban Landscapes

Perspectives from Philosophy, Geography, and Architecture

by Gary Backhaus

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human Geography,
  • Philosophy,
  • Urban communities,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • Landscape changes,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • United States,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Architecture / Domestic,
  • City planning,
  • Congresses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7913153M
    ISBN 100739103369
    ISBN 109780739103364

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    Degrowth in the Suburbs: A Radical Urban Imaginary addresses a central dilemma of the urban age: how to make suburban landscapes sustainable in the face of planetary ecological crisis. In their new book Professor Brendan Gleeson and Dr Samuel Alexander argue that degrowth, a planned contraction of overgrown economies, is the most coherent.   Suburban Landscapes focuses on the evolving culture and politics of Leonia, a small New York City suburb in Bergen County, New Jersey. The early emergence of an artist colony made it a distinct if not unique community. Despite its diverse population, Leonia became a middle-class, white-collar, Republican : James Borchert.

    ‎This volume's concept, 'ecoscape,' has been formed for the purpose of comprehending the spatial configuration (geography) of an ecosystem. Using this method, the contributors place emphasis not on things, but on the spatial patternings of relations and interrelations. Through the related notion of e. The automobile forever altered urban and suburban landscapes, and the auto industry emerged as one of the largest sectors of the world economy. Yet the industry — which survived the Great Depression, two world wars, and a two-peaked oil “crisis” — now faces fundamental disruption.


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Transformations of Urban and Suburban Landscapes by Gary Backhaus Download PDF EPUB FB2

The study of landscape and place has become an increasingly fertile realm of inquiry in the humanities and social sciences. In this new book of essays, selected from presentations at the first annual meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Geography, scholars investigate the experiences and meanings that inscribe urban and suburban : Paperback.

More than color photos make tree identification realistic and enable students to easily select the right tree for the right landscape. The first text to guide students through the tree selection process, Trees in Urban and Suburban Landscapes is the most complete reference on tree culture and by: Transformations of urban and suburban landscapes: perspectives from philosophy, geography, and architecture.

A complement to Suburban Transformations the book, this site is a repository for design ideas and reference for suburban design and development. It encourages dialogue about planning and designing sustainable suburban communities with a distinct character and unique identity.

More than color photos make tree identification realistic and enable students to easily select the right tree for the right landscape. The first text to guide students through the tree selection process, Trees in Urban and Suburban Landscapes is the most complete reference on tree culture and s: 1.

The entirely post urban landscape of Bellevue, an edge city of Seattle. Relph is professor emeritus of geography at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Place and Placelessness, Rational Landscapes and Humanistic Geography, and Toronto: Transformations in.

This website is an extension of my book Toronto: Transformations in a City and its Region, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press, as part of its series of portraits of metropolitan regions of North books in the series are about Boston, Philadelphia, Portland, San Diego, Phoenix, the Research Triangle, New Jersey, Miami and Detroit.A link to the UPenn announcement.

Urban Transformations, Past and Present seems a vanished part of the urban experience. This book explores whether 21st-century neighborhoods can once again provide a sense of caring and local.

Lifecycle-trajectories, the credit crunch and the challenge of suburban regeneration in the US, Markus Hesse; Urban transformation for sustainability and social justice in urban peripheries: new forms of urban segregation in post-apartheid cities, Simphiwe Mini; Recent morphological trends in metropolitan South Africa, H.S.

Geyer, H.S. Geyer Jr. Suburban Transformations. when comparing the unmitigated growth of metropolitan areas such as Seattle, Washington, where the rate of land use outpaces population growth by more than a.

How business appropriated the pastoral landscape, as seen in the corporate campus, the corporate estate, and the office park. By the end of the twentieth century, America's suburbs contained more office space than its central cities. Many of these corporate workplaces were surrounded, somewhat incongruously, by verdant vistas of broad lawns and leafy trees.

Suburban homes are numerically and figuratively important to scholarship on house and home and to urban landscapes.

A key element of scholarship on suburban homes has been the geographically and historically invariant ideological referents of the suburban home – nuclear family, gendered division of labour, middle-class respectability. The Second City Book: Studies of Urban and Suburban Canada () Morton, Suzanne.

Ideal Surroundings: Domestic Life in a Working-Class Suburb in the s (Studies in Gender and History) () Whitzman, Carolyn. Suburb, Slum, Urban Village: Transformations in Toronto's Parkdale Neighbourhood, () United States.

The study of landscape and place has become an increasingly fertile realm of inquiry in the humanities and social sciences. In this new book of essays, selected from presentations at the first annual meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Geography, scholars investigate the experiences and meanings that inscribe urban and suburban landscapes.

He also wrote a book, Suburban Transformations (Princeton Architectural Press, October ), which proposes strategies and processes for transforming suburbs into more sustainable environments with unique identities strongly linked to their particular landscapes.

Teaching Experience. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. Books shelved as urban-geography: Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design by Charles Montgomery, Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest In. Suburban Transformations offers an alternative to these practices while synthesizing many of the ideas and proposals that they put forth.

Both a work of theory and a practical tool for suburban community planning, the book introduces the adaptive design process: a method that allows for the organic transformation of communities from siteless. Remaking Metropolis examines examples of both urban decay and destruction as well as urban rebirth.

It shows why particular approaches were successful, or did not achieve their objectives. By bringing together innovative approaches to urban living from across the world, and by demonstrating how local initiatives can contribute to global solutions, the book establishes a framework in which to Pages: Sustainable urban landscape In this book, they consider the goals and strategies needed to bring human-dominated landscapes into intentional relationships with nature, articulating widely Author: Gloria Aponte.

Transformations of Spanish Urban Landscapes in the American Southwest, NINA VEREGGE INTRODUCTION This is a study of the changing form of five towns in what is now the southwestern United States as they reflected the cultural transformation initiated by Anglo American settlement of the region beginning in the s.

Transformations of Urban and Suburban Landscapes: Perspectives from Philosophy, Geography, and Architecture, edited by Gary Backhaus and John Murungi (Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, ) Tensional Landscapes: The Dynamics of Boundaries and Placements, edited by Gary Backhaus and John Murungi (Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, ).Lifecycle-trajectories, the credit crunch and the challenge of suburban regeneration in the US, Markus Hesse-- Urban transformation for sustainability and social justice in urban peripheries: new forms of urban segregation in post-apartheid cities, Simphiwe Mini-- Recent morphological trends in metropolitan South Africa, H.S.

Geyer, H.S. Geyer.In presenting the literal and discursive transformations of spaces in Manila’s peri-urban fringe, the book details life inside new gated suburban communities and discusses the everyday geographies of “privileged” new property owners—mainly comprised of balikbayan families—and exposes the contradictions of gated suburban life, from.