Inanity of property development and consumer demand at scale – less than subtle reminder to DCC, we HATE sprawl

### boston.com September 30, 2010
The Big Picture: News Stories in Pictures
Human landscapes in SW Florida
By Alan Taylor
Boom and bust residential development has drastically affected parts of southwest Florida for decades now, and I spent some time (with the help of Google Earth), looking around the area. With permission from the fine folks at Google, here are a few glimpses at development in southwest Florida.
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### distractedscientist.wordpress.com October 16, 2010
By distractedscientist
Why primary school children shouldn’t do town planning.
It seems that fairly large tracts of Florida make for some amazing art, but it’s not town planning. More like doodling with patterns, and being, ‘Oh, that could be be a town layout’.
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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Filed under Architecture, Construction, Design, Economics, Geography, Politics, Project management, Site, Town planning, Urban design

2 responses to “Inanity of property development and consumer demand at scale – less than subtle reminder to DCC, we HATE sprawl

  1. Peter

    Isn’t this what they call ‘The Great American Dream’? Ya conquer and tame the land and put up the lil ol’ log cabin. Fit for export elsewhere- like NZ.

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