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Monday, June 18, 2012

Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network

Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network logo.

Links have been added to the Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network project. Read more about this international collaboration and its contribution to the scholarly conversation about suburban development.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Suburban Growth in Ontario – Martin Prosperity Institute

Exhibit 1b: Density maps – Kitchener and London.

A recent Insight report “Boomtown in the Backyard – Suburban Growth in Ontario” from the Martin Prosperity Institute features the work of School of Planning scholars in examining the growth patterns of what many would consider traditional suburbs. Alongside the written analysis is the use of dot-density maps to visually represent population distribution across Ontario’s cities.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Paul Krugman on Arcade Fire on World Bank??

Krugman notices the connection between the would-be nominee for the World Bank top job, Jim Yong Kim and Arcade Fire (the latter being a popular band among suburbanists).

Monday, March 26, 2012

Rush – Subdivisions (1982)

No website about suburbia in Canada could be complete without the 1982 classic “Subdivisions” by Rush.

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