The midcentury master plan of Irvine, California, was not so much a radical alternative to suburban design as a boldly rationalized refinement.
Tony Smith and the Suburban Sublime
A minimalist’s epiphany on the New Jersey Turnpike. What can we learn about suburbia from avant-garde art?
Beautiful and Terrible: Aerial Views of Suburbia
Aerial photographs of the postwar suburban boom in Lakewood, California, were out of date as soon as the prints were dry, but the anxieties they evoked became timeless.