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In the Research Triangle Metropolitan Area, land conservation is being far outstripped by development. Between 1987 and 1997, over 190,00 acres were consumed by urban sprawl. Geary discusses the importance of preserving open spaces in a time when the area's population is growing and more open land is becoming suburbs.
Through three case studies, the author examines how planning processes in the Research Triangle area address the issue of high density development.