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Robert Geddes

Robert Geddes

, an architect and urban designer, is Dean Emeritus of the Princeton University School of Architecture and director of the Conference on Cities in North America, and editor of its book,

Cities in Our Future

(Island Press).

Traffic congestion, unaffordable housing, water and air pollution, social segregation -- these are the everyday costs in suburb and city alike of the geographic expansion of cities. But North America also offers alternative models and policies that show us what cities and neighborhoods could become. Read more

Housing and Transportation