Up to date with a brand new Creation via the authors and a foreword via Richard Florida, this e book is a complete information e book for City designers, planners, architects, builders, environmentalists, and neighborhood leaders that illustrates how present suburban traits can also be redesigned into extra City and extra sustainable puts. At the same time as there was really extensive consideration via practitioners and teachers to construction in City cores and new neighborhoods at the outer edge of towns, there was little consideration to the redecorate and redevelopment of present suburbs. The authors, each architects and cited mavens at the topic, display how construction in present suburbs can soak up new enlargement and evolve on the subject of modified demographic, technological, and financial prerequisites.

Retrofitting Suburbia was once named winner within the Structure & City Making plans class of the 2009 American Publishers Awards for Skilled and Scholarly Excellence (The PROSE Awards) provided via The Skilled and Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Department of the Affiliation of American Publishers