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    Supporting Urban Sprawl Essay Many people are naturally attracted towards less developed areas for better opportunities.  However‚ populations in these places are on the rise‚ and more land must be developed upon to support all of these people‚ creating the issue of urban sprawl.  By putting a stop to urban sprawl‚ suburban communities will transform into cities.  Smart growth promotes this transformation‚ since it still promotes development in areas that are already developed‚ which is how cities

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    Increasing urban sprawl and motorization have become leading causes of environmental and social problems in recent years throughout the world‚ particularly in cities of developing countries. Urban sprawl is the disorderly expansion of urban areas‚ especially resulting from real estate development on the out skirts of a city. Motorization‚ which is linked to urban sprawl‚ can be defined as the increasing use of motor vehicles. Although motor vehicles offer some benefits such as convenience‚ their

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    Project 1 Issue history and Origin Urban sprawl is a concept that creates zones called suburbs that spread beyond the outskirts of a city. Urban sprawl is characterized by a low-density auto-dependent development of once rural land and it transforms the land into suburbs and suburbs include various design features that make the suburbs car dependent. Urban sprawl belongs to a larger class of American development in general and urban sprawl has many parts including housing subdivisions‚ strip

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    Urban Sprawl Rapid expansion of our metropolitan areas has been coined the term “urban sprawl”. Urban sprawl is now looked at negatively because of its affect on society. Because of capitalism and the idea of having your home with the white picket fence‚ urban sprawl has taken over the United States of America. The affects of urban sprawl can be seen in our environment‚ our community‚ and in our health. Our community has changed the most due to urban sprawl. “One in two Americans now lives

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    Iran. J. Environ. Health. Sci. Eng.‚ 2010‚ Vol. 7‚ No. 1‚ pp. 43-52 URBAN SPRAWL AND CLIMATIC CHANGES IN TEHRAN *1Gh. R. Roshan‚ 2S. Zanganeh Shahraki‚ 3D. Sauri‚ 4R. Borna 1 Faculty of Geography‚ University of Tehran‚ Tehran‚ Iran Geography and Urban Planning Department‚ University of Tehran‚ Tehran‚ Iran 3 Department of Geography‚ Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona‚ Bellaterra‚ Spain 4 Islamic Azad University‚ Branch of Ahvaz‚ Ahvaz‚ Iran 2 Downloaded from http://journals.tums.ac.ir/ on

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    Urban sprawl and motorization are currently critical issues‚ because they cause environmental problems as well as ecological and social issues which pose a threat to human health and social stability. Urban sprawl is the enlargement of city’s development that spread far away from the centre to the outskirt of that city. Urban sprawl is the result of the increasing urbanization. Motorization happens when people mostly use cars for traveling in the city. The rise of the automobile industry supports

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    Urban sprawl in North America Introduction After the Second World War‚ the development of planning in North America transformed a lot. Under the influence of the war‚ the major planning principle of Britain in this period more focuses on post-war reconstruction and promoted the economic recovery. In contrast to Britain‚ although America attended the war‚ it had fewer negative effects on American development which it even promoted the economic development in America (Liu‚ 2010). Therefore

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    environmental threat: Urban Sprawl Define the environmental issue: The widespread dominion of immediate ecosystems and atmosphere by means of the expansion of cities and urban environments. Cities and roads grow like weeds‚ and act like them too; threatening to suffocate remaining ecosystems and organisms. Fossil Fuels from factories

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    URBAN DESIGN AND CONSERVATION 1. Urban Design The term “urban design” may have been coined in the mid-1950s but 20 years later it was still largely unused outside a small circle of people concerned with the four-dimensional development of precincts of cities. It has a wide‚ almost boundary-less definition with different connotations depending on professional discipline or the particular context within which the urban environment is being assessed. It is the process of making or shaping physical

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    The terms urban sprawl and car dependent now accurately describe the lifestyle of most Americans and individuals around the globe. Urban sprawl is an urban layout where the location of homes‚ schools‚ shops‚ and places of work are widely separated. All of the vastly separated locations are connected by multilane highways. The highways alleviate the issue of distance and replace it with an issue of time (how quick a location can be reached). The city limits are also constantly extending into the countryside

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