Just Released: Thoughts on Building Strong Towns (Volume 1)
Following World War II, the United States embarked on the great social and financial experiment of suburbanization. While it created tremendous growth, opportunity and prosperity for a generation that had just lived through economic depression and war, the way cities and regions were being built -- spread out across the landscape -- would be ultimately extremely expensive to sustain, far greater than the relative wealth the approach would generate.
The harsh legacy of this reality is what nearly every U.S. city faces today. A new approach to creating and sutaining prosperity is needed.