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A country of cities : a manifesto for an urban America / Vishaan Chakrabarti ; foreword by Norman Foster ; illustrations by SHoP Architects.

By: Chakrabarti, Vishaan.
Publisher: New York : Metropolis Books, c2013Description: 251 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781935202172; 1935202170.Subject(s): City planning -- United States | Cities and towns -- Growth -- Social aspects -- United States | Sustainable development -- United States | ArchitectureDDC classification: 307.12160973 Summary: Argues that well-designed cities are the key to solving the United States great national challenges: environmental degradation, unsustainable consumption, economic stagnation, rising public health costs and decreased social mobility.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Argues that well-designed cities are the key to solving the United States great national challenges: environmental degradation, unsustainable consumption, economic stagnation, rising public health costs and decreased social mobility.

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