Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’


NEW YORK TIMES | Most Americans understand that a mortgage meltdown was the catalyst for the Great Recession… less understood is the divergence between center cities and inner-ring suburbs on one hand, and the suburban fringe on the other. It was predominantly the collapse of the car-dependent suburban fringe that caused the mortgage collapse - argues Christopher B. Leinberger for the New York Times



NEW YORK TIMES | In an era of concern about climate change, residential suburbs are the focus of a new round of critiques… yet rethinking sprawl might begin much more effectively with the suburban office. Rethinking pastoral capitalism is integral to creating a connected, compact metropolitan landscape that tackles rather than sidesteps a post-peak-oil future - explains Louize A. Mozingo for the New York Times.