After more than fifteen years of working on the characteristics, causes, and costs of urban sprawl, Professor Reid Ewing from University of Utah explains about basics of urban sprawl in a lecture. He explains about the main characteristics of sprawl, like low density, segregation of uses, lack of strong centers, and sprase street networks. According to him measuring sprawl gives us opportunity to study it. Ewing has developed County Sprawl Index to measure urban sprawl.
Wahtch the lecture:
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