Authors/Contributors

Patrick Lundberg

Document Type

Thesis Prep

Publication Date

Fall 2008

Degree

B. ARCH

Keywords

Sun City, retirement communities, Arizona, active adult communities, baby boomers

Language

English

Disciplines

Architecture

Description/Abstract

"While providing a marketable, popular, and economically successful municipal entity, Sun Cities and Active Adult Communities manifest problems. Through their strict planning, restrictive ordering, and operative rules, these communities produce issues of: population segregation, formal homogeneity, discouraged density, and programmatic disconnect."

Additional Information

Advisors: Art McDonald / Robert Svetz

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