Suburbia R.I.P. (Fast Company)

“The whole suburban idea was founded on disposable spending and the promise of cheap gas. Without them, it may wither. … The New Urbanists, a group of planners, developers and architects devoted to building walkable towns based on traditional designs, have interpreted the downturn as vindication of their plans for mixed-use communities where people can stroll from their homes to schools and restaurants.” (Via @dexin.)

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