“Much of what we think we know about sprawl is wrong”

January 30, 2006
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book coverThe Guardian featured an essay by Robert Bruegmann in their Saturday edition. “Just as Britain led the world in producing sprawl, so it also has led the world in trying to combat it,” writes Bruegmann. Sprawl has been a feature of London (and cities in general) for centuries, Bruegmann argues, and the conventional wisdom about the pernicious effects of sprawl is often wrong. See also our excerpt from the book.
Bruegmann was also interviewed today in U.S. News and World Report.

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