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Boom. 2016; 6124–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.24
Published: 01 March 2016
... denser development at lower cost and steer the state away from building more automobile-dependent sprawl. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 urban planning sprawl climate change code housing development California history urbanism mark hogan Re-Coding Planning...
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Boom. 2014; 4370–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.70
Published: 01 September 2014
... and older is down from its peak in the late 1990s. Automobile, trailer, and motorhome camping at developed locations and at primitive”locations has decreased approximately 7 percent overall. He argues this is due to modern camping, with its gadgets and more comfortable accommodations, not offering a...
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Boom. 2013; 33115–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.115
Published: 01 September 2013
... in LA. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 Los Angeles aqueduct automobiles film industry Huntington Library photography annie powers A Road Trip Along the Aqueduct in 1915 From the Huntington Library archives I n 1915, just two years after the Los Angeles...
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Boom. 2016; 6394–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.94
Published: 01 September 2016
... of bike commuters of necessity, for workers whose primary means of transportation is biking. From the Mexican governmental organization Labora- torio para la Ciudad, the construct of legible policy was adopted to create new urban imaginaries in which streets dominated by automobile traffic could...
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Boom. 2015; 534–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.4
Published: 01 September 2015
... buildings, neon apartment build- ing signs, and bright movie theater marquees, all aimed at people driving cars, became the defining characteristics of Los Angeles. The proliferation of glaring lights marked, as one book put it, a victory of symbols-in-space over forms-in-space in the brutal automobile...
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Boom. 2015; 52100–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.100
Published: 01 June 2015
... topographical work had backed itself into a corner. What was left to be portrayed? The Jongerius photograph of a burnt-out automobile in a Malibu parking lot made in 2007, Malibu (CA) 2007, gives us a rich example of how a boundary, instead of stop- ping your view, can take you somewhere. A catastrophic fire...
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Boom. 2013; 338–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.8
Published: 01 September 2013
... Desert that the annexation of the San Fernando Valley, a direct result of the aqueduct, instantly made it the largest city in the world in geographic size. From that moment, it was doomed to become a huge, sprawling, one-story conurbation, hopelessly dependent on the automobile The present-day...
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Boom. 2013; 3234–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.2.34
Published: 01 July 2013
... trombones and saxophones. The tune became a requiem for one of the greatest bullfighters of all time when, four months after its release, Carlos Arruza died in an automobile accident.50 Wilson s up-tempo adaptation of Manuel de Falla s theme from the ballet El Amor Brujo exhibits vibes, congas, blasting...
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Boom. 2013; 3252–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.2.52
Published: 01 July 2013
..., weeds, undergrowth or debris of any kind or character shall ever be placed or permitted to accumulate upon any Lot, or any portion thereof Nothing shall be done on any Lot which is or may become a nuisance to the other Lot owners No automobile, truck, boat or other equipment may be dismantled...
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Boom. 2012; 2418–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.4.18
Published: 01 December 2012
... great deal of actual traveling as well as your impressive amount of virtual traveling? Rickard: It s true, our state seems entirely designed for automobiles and in most cases one can hardly even get a candy bar without driving to it. But I haven t traveled much. I do plan to. I had only been to the East...
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Boom. 2012; 2496–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.4.96
Published: 01 December 2012
... life-ways. because city dwellers live at higher densities in more compact dwellings and are less reliant on automobiles, they presumably leave smaller carbon footprints than sub- urbanites or exurbanites. urban population density itself is lauded as a major maintainer of cultural complexity and a major...
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Boom. 2012; 2362–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.62
Published: 01 October 2012
..., standardizing and improving the appearance of structures designed to hold billboards. Nonetheless, the proliferation of billboards along automobile corridors exposed the effects outdoor advertising had with respect to the environment; billboards popularized nature-based vacations through market transactions...
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Boom. 2012; 2325–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.25
Published: 01 October 2012
... numbers of tourists were encountering the Mojave for the first time, and to the astonishment of many a leathery old-timer, they fell in love with the place. The region s great distances and harsh weather ruled out travel by foot or horseback for most visitors, so desert sightseeing required automobiles...
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Boom. 2011; 1469–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.69
Published: 01 November 2011
...- than-life manager of Yosemite s Camp Curry, welcomes the arrival of a motor bus loaded with happy campers. In the year of the film, Tioga Pass Road from the east was opened to cars, and the new National Park Service issued its first automobile guide. An apparently endless line of enthusi- astic...
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Boom. 2011; 1380–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.3.80
Published: 01 August 2011
... also obscured another story that both precedes and succeeds the rise of the private automobile the bicycle. Given the rising tide of climate chaos rooted in fossil fuel combustion, it s urgent that we tell ourselves other stories about our lives here in the Golden State. Such stories can point us...