Drosscape: Wasting Land in Urban America. Alan Berger.

Drosscape: Wasting Land in Urban America

New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. 255pp. Quarto [28.5 cm] Pictorial paper covered boards. Bright orange endsheets. Near fine. Light edge wear to the spine ends and edges of the covers. Item #35755
ISBN: 9781568985725

From the rear cover- "Do you really know what's under the new house you just bought? Was that 'big box' retail outlet down your street built atop a toxic site? Will the warehouse just beyond your backyard be converted into a shopping center, factory, or trucking hub? These are a few of the worrisome scenarios facing us all as our citites begin a stealth relocation of industrial facilities from the inner city to the urban periphery and to reuse old toxic waste sites while creating new ones- places Alan Berger has coined drosscapes."

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