Arizona Sun Corridor: depreciation: (1) decrease in value to real property improvements caused by deterioration or obsolescence (2) a loss in value as an accounting procedure to use as a deduction for income tax purposes_Talamo 56 developer: (1) a builder (2) one who prepares the raw land for construction and then sells lots to a builder_Talamo 57 development: a planned construction project,...
is vampire subdivision a more appropriate term? vampire : vacant subdivision :: burial : movement of dirt hiding underground : buried infrastructure, utilities draining life source : draining city funds (b/c no taxable occupants) pale lifeless skin : vacant lifeless asphalt
a person who has returned, esp. supposedly from the dead
a human who has died but has entered a state of undead after burial and typically emerges from a coffin survives by feeding on the life essence, typically blood, of living creatures characterized by pale lifeless skin and sharp incisors retains intelligence, experiences heightened senses and increased strength, and has issues with self-control esp. when hungry or aroused undead against will OR...
a spirit lives on after death forming an intangible physical body that often mirrors the one the spirit had in life (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Undead#Creation) spirit remains after death of the physical vessel either to remain in the realm of the living or to supervise the completion of an unfinished task not completed during the life of the physical vessel undead by will retains...
a human who died and was reanimated to a state between living and dead, characterized by mindlessness and an insatiable hunger for human flesh, particularly of a cerebral variety means of reanimation is a subject of debate. popular theories include viral infections, necromancers, damnation, Haitian voodoo… moves slowly and without stopping is fearless, tireless, emotionless has a...
Today’s housing market is a scary place …
water allocation seems to be an important topic to consider—esp. in zombies of arizona
Subdivisions and Lot Splits in Arizona →
possible monsters (minus offensive center) →
see Eduardo Bezerra’s comments
building for social change
“levittown retrofitted” in power see scans
Ellen Dunham-Jones: Retrofitting suburbia →
ted_talk Since 2000, already two-thirds of households in suburbia did not have kids in them. We just haven’t caught up with the actual realities of this. The reasons for this have a lot to with the dominance of the two bigdemographic groups right now: the Baby Boomers retiring — and then there’s a gap,Generation X, which is a small generation. They’re still having kids...
Retrofitting Suburbia →
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The G.I. Bill became one of the major forces that drove an economic expansion in...– http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fdr-signs-gi-bill
Expanding the American Dream: Building and Rebuilding Levittown. A book by Barbara M. Kelly[[MORE]] original housing catalog initial standardized remodeling offerings specific families and the house they remodeled
read: http://inexpensivehomebuilding.blogspot.com/ http://www.theatlantic.com/past/issues/91feb/9102house2.htm
Le Brevet-Corb 7.5 ft x 7.5 ft x 7.5 ft primary structure assembled by modular man
Need to find a predetermined kit. A control.
The Indicator: Either/Or
levittown historical images remodeling house was a neighborhood effort
diagram city divisions (concentrations) and suburban divisions (subdivisions)
make a rhino file of levittown house and show different types of additions
levittown real estate website
building a community takes more than just single family homes– Peter O’Dowd reporting on zombie subdivision’s creative redevelopment for NPR’s Morning Edition Radio Show on Dec 28 2011
built infrastructure but homesites vacant
No need for a natural disaster, like a tornado. Housing crisis of 2008 has presented us with a blank canvas. Or rather a blank sheet of graph paper. Zoned for residential…a lot of residential: 1 million dirt lots in Arizona http://www.npr.org/2011/12/28/144333793/smart-decline-a-lifeline-for-zombie-subdivisions