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The Future of the Suburban City

Lessons from Sustaining Phoenix

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The Future of the Suburban City by Grady Gammage
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In The Future of the Suburban City, Phoenix native Grady Gammage, Jr. argues that the suburban city, which grew up based on the automobile and the single-family home, needs to dramatically change and evolve in an era of climate change. He shows how this is possible, and that many suburban cities are already making strides in increasing their resilience. Gammage focuses on the story of Phoenix, which shows the power of collective action - government action - to confront the challenges of geography and respond through public policy. He examines issues facing most suburban cities around water supply, heat, transportation, housing, density, urban form, jobs, economics, and politics. The Future of the Suburban City is a realistic yet hopeful story of what is possible for any suburban city.

Author Biography

Grady Gammage is a Senior Scholar at Arizona State University's Global Institute of Sustainability and Senior Fellow at ASU's Morrison Institute. He also teaches at the ASU College of Law and at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.
Release date Australia
June 30th, 2016
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2nd ed.
Illustrations
15 photographs and 15 illustrations
Imprint
Island Press
Pages
192
Dimensions
152x229x15
ISBN-13
9781610916226
Product ID
24356543

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