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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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Description

Suburban cities have some advantages in an era of climate change, and 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 takes a fresh look at what it means to be sustainable and examines issues facing most suburban cities around water supply, heat, transportation, housing, density, urban form, jobs, economics, and politics.

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
152x229x13
ISBN-13
9781610916233
Product ID
24356544

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