Tia Bougher Caity O’Rourke Damien Sweet. Introduction. Define neighborhoods Define sprawl Explain why sprawl happens Consequences of sprawl What needs to be done How to build a successful city. Neighborhoods.
Shopping centers (strip centers, shopping malls, or big-box retail)
Office Parks (business parks)
Civic institutions (community builders)
Roadways5 components of Sprawl
In the traditional neighborhood plan (left) there is an obvious grid system. You can choose multiple routes to any one destination.
In the suburban sprawl plan (below) there routes are limited to reduce traffic flow.