My weekly installment of news and views for urbanists.
With the end of the suburban century comes a return to a more urban, people-centered way of life.
The award winning feature film about life in suburbia has recently been made available for free by the National Film Board of Canada.
A great music video for Jonathan Coulton’s Shop Vac. It exploring the settling down (and selling out) of a couple as they move to suburbia.
The 1800s brought an influx of residents to North American cities, as well as several innovations to deal with the increasing population.
In September, I posted about Arcade Fire’s album ‘The Suburbs.’ On Sunday, the album won a well deserved Grammy for Album of the Year.
Walkable urbanism is focused on creating and enhancing pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use and mixed-income places.
As an increasing number of people desire an urban lifestyle, the question of what to do with the suburbs remains.
This week’s articles take a closer look at the suburbs