Barren American Suburbs

A Norwegian perspective on the problem with American suburbia. What makes it different from a Norwegian suburb.

Image for post
Image for post
American suburbs is a study in endless repetition. Houses lined up after each other in repetitive patterns.
Image for post
Image for post
A random neighborhood in the US from Google Maps
Image for post
Image for post
A typical American suburban street.
Image for post
Image for post
First kind of stores you find exiting your subdivision. In this case a CVS Pharmacy
Image for post
Image for post
Nordstrand in Oslo
Image for post
Image for post
Sæter Torg Shopping Mall at Nordstrand in Oslo
Image for post
Image for post
A public playground next to a footpath leading past a pre-school at Mortensrud in Oslo.
Image for post
Image for post
Bridge across the main road, leading to the elementary school.

Geek dad, living in Oslo, Norway with passion for UX, Julia programming, science, teaching, reading and writing.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store