Shifting Suburbs
Shifting Suburbs

Shifting Suburbs

Reinventing Infrastructure for Compact Development

ARCHITECTURE

43 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $9.95 (US $9.95) (CA $10.95)

Publication Date: December 2012

ISBN 9780874202540

Price: $9.95
 
 

Overview

Looking at infrastructure in the context of project development, this book examines existing infrastructure—how it was built and paid for—to illuminate the tools being used to fund and finance these investments as well as the shape they are taking. Eight case studies that highlight the infrastructure for redevelopment efforts from across the country are featured. As American suburbs build in more compact ways—with higher-density development clustered in nodes or along corridors, and with increasing options for getting around without a car—reworking or rethinking infrastructure can be essential and this book fills that information gap.

Author Biography

Rachel MacCleery is the vice president for infrastructure at the Urban Land Institute (ULI). She is responsible for guiding the organization’s approach to national and global transportation, water, and energy policy issues. Casey Peterson is the project employee for the ULI Infrastructure Initiative, where she supports research for various reports and manages web development. They both live in Washington, DC. Julie D. Stern is a freelance writer and editor as well as a former senior editor of Urban Land magazine. She has written, contributed to, and edited numerous ULI books, book chapters, reports, case studies, and Urban Land articles. She lives in Falls Church, Virginia.