Read\nGallagher The End of Suburbia\nHoward Kunstler argues that the great tragedy of the suburbs is architectural. He claims that the very spaces created by suburbia are not worth caring about. In his TED talk he argues that we need better spaces if we are to have better communities. Watch his talk here: https://www.ted.com/talks/james_howard_kunstler_dissects_suburbia.\n\nSimilarly, Charles Marohn, who is profiled in your book for this section has decided that suburbs are fundamentally unsustainable. He\’s the founder of www.strongtowns.org and his TED talk is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XRjatW_N9M\n\nAfter you finish checking out those links and doing your reading for the week, write a 500-700 word essay exploring whether or not you think suburbs are a good thing as they are currently constructed. What would you do to make them better or are they beyond saving?