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Unformatted text preview: Participatory environments. Is this a necessary part of theming? Sets up expectations on the part of the visitors SPRAWL Outward expansion into suburban areas Escape from crowded urban envirojnment Based on automobile transportation Wastes land Destroys habitats Not organic – extremely planned Not necessarily a grid? Single-family homes with yards and garages Residential/separation between commercial and residential Racial exclusivity/housing discrimination Inefficient use of water Bigger network of public infrastructure Lack of physical engagement in everyday life Unsustainable Reflects choice and preferences on the part of the occupants: Space and freedom Backyard – personal green space Large rooms Quiet Sense of community – rather than anonymity of cities ? Homogeneous – people all alike Use of cars eliminates encounters Slower pace...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2010 for the course PPD 245 taught by Professor Agarwal during the Fall '07 term at USC.
- Fall '07