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Oliver Gillham

Oliver Gillham, AIA, is an architect and planner based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. During his career, he has worked on plans to create urban centers for rapidly developing areas, plans to change transportation patterns to discourage sprawl, and plans to revitalize downtowns drained by competition from suburban centers.

The Limitless City

A Primer on the Urban Sprawl Debate

One of the great debates of our time concerns the predominant form of land use in America today -- the all too familiar pattern of commercial and residential development known as sprawl. But what do we really know about sprawl? Do we know what it...