Paradise Planned: The Garden Suburb and the Modern City

Paradise Planned: The Garden Suburb and the Modern City

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By (author) Robert A. M. Stern

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  • Publisher: Monacelli Press
  • Format: Hardback | 960 pages
  • Dimensions: 264mm x 312mm x 74mm | 5,580g
  • Publication date: 9 December 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1580933262
  • ISBN 13: 9781580933261
  • Sales rank: 290,970

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From the same team that produced the monumental five-volume architectural history of New York comes the definitive work on the development of the garden suburb, a phenomenon that first emerged in England in the 1830s and still dominates residential architecture today. As malls are abandoned and mortgages are foreclosed, the retrofitting of the suburbs is a central issue in urban planning today. New strategies are emerging - creating walk-able communities with social and retail centres - that hark back to the original concept of the suburb. 'Paradise Planned' is a comprehensive, encyclopaedic record of this development, a vital contribution to architectural history.

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Robert A. M. Stern is the founding partner of Robert A. M. Stern Architects and dean of the School of Architecture at Yale University. He is the principal author of the monumental five-volume history of architecture and urban design in New York City, culminating with "New York 2000," co-authored with David Fishman and Jacob Tilove.

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"From architect Robert A. M. Stern's firm comes a comprehensive history of the garden suburb movement, which emerged in England during the 1830s. The volume also serves as a guide for current and future urban planning." --"Architectural Digest"