Barren American Suburbs

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

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

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