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Conclusion close for contest to ‘insult’ suburbs

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Published on Aug 18, 2009

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by CareyBot

Design magazines Inhabitat and Dwell are sponsoring a "Re-burbia" contest, the purpose of which is "re-envisioning the suburbs." And by "re-envision," they mean "fix," because the suburbs are hopelessly broken, don't you know?

Look, obviously we're not so into suburbs ourselves; but even we -- strident, shrill, infuriating we -- are a little taken aback by how unapologetic this contest is in its rejection of highways, mansions and strip malls.