Filtering by Tag: Suburbia Gone Wild
"What is it about upper middle-class American suburbs that makes them aspirational or exportable to the places you visited?
This copy+paste behavior is a result of America's cultural dominance over the past five decades, exported through soap operas, movies, and magazines. I also think that the "lifestyle" fills a cultural gap as many of these countries didn't have an upper middle class until recently and haven't established a strong identity for this growing class yet."
In July 2013, Mr. Mark Byrnes, associate editor at The Atlantic Cities, interviewed me about Suburbia Gone Wild. Check the full piece here.
"It's like the rooms of a single, vast house got shaken up and lost, redistributed in a spatial puzzle spanning the globe."
In December 2013, Geoff Manaugh from Gizmodo wrote an engaging story on Suburbia Gone Wild. You can read the full story here.
"For six years, photographer Martin Adolfsson traveled to 44 model homes in eight countries on five continents photographing McMansions as found in the emerging economies of the world. The project culminated in Suburbia Gone Wild, a book he self-published this year."
In December 2013, Lisa Larson Walker interviewed me for this story. Read it here.