Is this the  Sound … …  of the SUBURBS?
What do the lyrics imply? <ul><li>The Members -  Sound Of The Suburbs (Carroll/Tesco) Same old boring Sunday morning old m...
Is this typical suburbia? What distinguishes it from other urban areas? Any idea where?
Is this suburbia? Can estates exist in this zone? How is transport catered for?
<ul><li>Would you  </li></ul><ul><li>Describe this as: </li></ul><ul><li>Low rise </li></ul><ul><li>Decked Access </li></u...
Dense or sparse? Would the houses behind suggest suburbia?
Semi detached? Any improvements? Transport solutions?
Typical semi-detached – what elements make up this housing type?
Semi-detached Stained glass Bay Window Shared central wall
Think back – garage, cars now on drive increasingly [car ownership increases]
Can this also be suburbia? Larkhall in Bath
Local Supermarket, was Somerfield, age?
Houses or businesses? Where do services fit into Suburbia?
Is this still suburbia?  Would you describe these as town houses?
What makes This typically The suburbs?
Does sustainable architecture have a place in the suburbs? [see CBD in distance]
How many different  Housing types? Is this the suburbs? Why?
Suburbia – what class of person would live here?
Thomas St. Transport spine London Road
Services – Walcot St
<ul><li>Every Lousy Monday Morning Heathrow jets goes crashing over my home, </li></ul><ul><li>Ten O'clock Broadmoor siren...
 
What typifies Suburbia <ul><li>Dormitory land use </li></ul><ul><li>Historical transport issues adapted but not solved </l...
This is the Sound, This is the Sound of the Suburbs This is the Sound, This is the Sound of the Suburbs
Longacre Tavern <ul><li>The off sales from the Longacre Tavern, closed following a stabbing.  Now a Domino’s Pizza. </li><...
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What distinguishes our suburbs as distinct areas? Is it the housing, use, or type of services? A transect walked through Bath from Larkhall to Snow Hill is used to explore these ideas.

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Sound of the suburbs

  1. 1. Is this the Sound … … of the SUBURBS?
  2. 2. What do the lyrics imply? <ul><li>The Members - Sound Of The Suburbs (Carroll/Tesco) Same old boring Sunday morning old mans out washing the car, Mums in the kitchen cooking Sunday dinner her best meal moaning while it lasts, Johnny's upstairs in his bedroom sitting in the dark, Annoying the neighbours with his punk rock electric guitar, </li></ul>
  3. 3. Is this typical suburbia? What distinguishes it from other urban areas? Any idea where?
  4. 4. Is this suburbia? Can estates exist in this zone? How is transport catered for?
  5. 5. <ul><li>Would you </li></ul><ul><li>Describe this as: </li></ul><ul><li>Low rise </li></ul><ul><li>Decked Access </li></ul><ul><li>High Rise </li></ul><ul><li>Is it La or OO? </li></ul><ul><li>Any idea where we </li></ul><ul><li>are yet? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Dense or sparse? Would the houses behind suggest suburbia?
  7. 7. Semi detached? Any improvements? Transport solutions?
  8. 8. Typical semi-detached – what elements make up this housing type?
  9. 9. Semi-detached Stained glass Bay Window Shared central wall
  10. 10. Think back – garage, cars now on drive increasingly [car ownership increases]
  11. 11. Can this also be suburbia? Larkhall in Bath
  12. 12. Local Supermarket, was Somerfield, age?
  13. 13. Houses or businesses? Where do services fit into Suburbia?
  14. 14. Is this still suburbia? Would you describe these as town houses?
  15. 15. What makes This typically The suburbs?
  16. 16. Does sustainable architecture have a place in the suburbs? [see CBD in distance]
  17. 17. How many different Housing types? Is this the suburbs? Why?
  18. 18. Suburbia – what class of person would live here?
  19. 19. Thomas St. Transport spine London Road
  20. 20. Services – Walcot St
  21. 21. <ul><li>Every Lousy Monday Morning Heathrow jets goes crashing over my home, </li></ul><ul><li>Ten O'clock Broadmoor siren driving me mad won't leave me alone, </li></ul><ul><li>The woman next store just sits and stares outside, </li></ul><ul><li>She hasn't come out once ever since her husband died, </li></ul>
  22. 23. What typifies Suburbia <ul><li>Dormitory land use </li></ul><ul><li>Historical transport issues adapted but not solved </li></ul><ul><li>Services limited, clustered but increasingly homogenous </li></ul><ul><li>Housing typically semi-detached but can be much higher density </li></ul><ul><li>IDENTITY? </li></ul>
  23. 24. This is the Sound, This is the Sound of the Suburbs This is the Sound, This is the Sound of the Suburbs
  24. 25. Longacre Tavern <ul><li>The off sales from the Longacre Tavern, closed following a stabbing. Now a Domino’s Pizza. </li></ul><ul><li>Is this a service for the suburbs or taking advantage of the London Road and passing trade? </li></ul>

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