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I was forced to read this book while at Columbia University. I was to be graded upon my understanding and retention. Read morePublished on May 22, 2012 by Clement Hovey
This book brings life to a subject that many folks might find to be dry reading. Filled with lots anecdotal evidence on the history of residential development and a fascinating... Read morePublished on November 1, 2010 by Jordan Braunstein
This book sets out to chronicle the development of an exurban cornfield from the moment the land is bought by a developer to when homes are delivered to buyers. Read morePublished on June 19, 2010 by Pierre Gauthier
This is about the development of a small residential development in the countryside of Pennsylvania, using the "traditional neighborhood development" approach--sort of like... Read morePublished on February 12, 2010 by Ronald Starr
The item, arrived quickly and in the condition promised, just in time for my class!Published on July 9, 2009 by A. Artiga
"The modest single-family house is the glory of the suburban tradition."
"It offers its inhabitants a comprehensible image of independence and privacy while also accepting the... Read more
This is a great book on how suburban development works. It is very well researched and all the ideas are based on deep reasoning. Read morePublished on March 20, 2008 by ileana
If you work in a field related to real estate development, this is a great book to read. The author tracks the development of a small subdivision from initial planning to... Read morePublished on November 14, 2007 by G. A. Dean
A great book for anyone who has driven through the ex-urbs lately and wondered why and how suburban development is the way it is. Read morePublished on October 18, 2007 by C. Beaudoin