One Million Acres & No Zoning

Author: Lars Lerup


SKU: 9781907896040 Category: Tag:
Publisher: AA Publications
Product ID: 1025789


Routinely dismissed as ‘mere sprawl’, the suburban city is the black hole of recent urbanism, absorbing human energy and resources but seldom revealing the principles of its operation. For the past 20 years Lars Lerup has explored Houston as its prototype. In this book he broadly approaches this complex conurbation so as to develop a vocabulary to interpret its urban forms. Loved by its inhabitants, defined by huge potential and difficult problems, Lerup’s Houston is a test-case for twenty-first-century urbanism and our understanding of unregulated cities everywhere.

ISBN: 9781907896040
Publisher: AA Publications
Pub Date: 01/2011
Format: Hardcover
Weight: 1.70lbs
Size: 9.90h x 6.90w x 1.10d

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Weight 1.70 lbs
Dimensions 9.90 × 6.90 × 1.10 in