“Suburbs” Best Match
Urban Burbs, the Next Millennial Magnets?
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...Cities or suburbs? Car-free or poor? The convenience of online commerce or brick and mortar authenticity? No shortage of ink has been spilled speculating about the preferences and motivations...
The End of Suburbia?
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...are only feasible when a certain level of density is present. Others are choosing shiny new suburbs that offer all the same promise of suburbs past, but with every indication...
Self-Driving Cars: All that Glitters is not Gold
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...mostly-vacant big box parking lots in the suburbs seems to be more efficient. In addition, the idea of riding ones AV to work, one alternative, sending it off to park...
A Home for Tomorrow? The Rise of YIMBY
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...to raise their kids close to where they work. We have this idea that families move to the suburbs for more space. But, I think that families move to suburbs...
The Case for ‘Dispersed’ TODs
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...a fringe condition.) For all the disadvantages they may bring from a location efficiency perspective, suburbs constitute viable communities, they are loved by many of their residents, they are completely...
Tomorrow’s Accidental Urban Designers
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...As designers, we like to think that our work is a primary influence in shaping the places where we live: defining our towns, cities and suburbs – determining the...
Did Suburbia Fail?
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...world, suburbs won’t be going away any time soon, but they can be improved. Reflecting on this dominant development 20th century can help us understand where our cities have been,...
Building Fear: The Architecture (and Infrastructure) of Horror
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...suburbs (Halloween, It Follows), cities (28 Days Later), and trains (Train to Busan) in dark and eerie ways to build anxiety in the audience. Advancements in building, planning and engineering...
Senior Living in the City
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...For generations, the default retirement dream has been a slower pace of life in leafy suburbs or genteel villages. ‘Escape to the country’ is part of the British psyche...
/ ibi-ideas / suburban-monotony
The dominant dwelling type constructed during the latter half of the 20th century in western countries (and now, beyond), the suburban home is often criticized (or ignored) in...