Developing underground space to decrease urban sprawl : a case study of Chicago

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dc.contributor.advisor Burayidi, Michael A. Zhang, Hejun 2012-12-28T18:56:50Z 2012-12-28T18:56:50Z 2012-12-15 2012-12-15
dc.description.abstract This study provides a brief discussion of urban sprawl and its causes. The use of underground space to decrease the effects of urban sprawl is then provided with examples of such use from around the world. The city of Chicago is then used as the case study community to underground how underground uses have helped the city to decrease urban sprawl. The future projected growth of the city’s population and its demand for land use is analyzed. Finally, a future projected population with underground space development is provided as a way to decrease sprawl. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Urban Planning
dc.description.tableofcontents Literature review -- Underground land use in Chicago -- Effect of underground use in decreasing sprawl
dc.subject.lcsh Underground architecture.
dc.subject.lcsh Underground architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.
dc.subject.lcsh Cities and towns -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Growth -- Case studies.
dc.subject.lcsh City planning -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.
dc.title Developing underground space to decrease urban sprawl : a case study of Chicago en_US
dc.type Creative project (M.U.R.P.), 3 hrs. Thesis (M.U.R.P.) en_US

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    Creative projects submitted to the Graduate School by Ball State University master's degree candidates in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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