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The Art of Building a Garden City: Designing new communities for the 21st Century

Author/EditorHenderson, Kate ; Lock. Kate; Ellis, Hug (Author)
Lock, Katy (Author)
Ellis, Hugh (Author)
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
ISBN: 9781859466209
Pub Date01/07/2017
BindingPaperback
Pages240
Dimensions (mm)250(h) * 210(w)
The Art of Building a Garden City is a well-researched guide to the history of the garden city movement and the delivery of a new generation of communities for the 21st Century.
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The Art of Building a Garden City is a well-researched guide to the history of the garden city movement and the delivery of a new generation of communities for the 21st Century. Bringing together key findings from the TCPA's campaign work, and drawing on lessons from the first garden cities, the new towns programme and other large-scale developments, it identifies what steps need to be taken in order to deliver the highest standards of design and place making today.

The Art of Building a Garden City is a well-researched guide to the history of the garden city movement and the delivery of a new generation of communities for the 21st Century. Bringing together key findings from the TCPA's campaign work, and drawing on lessons from the first garden cities, the new towns programme and other large-scale developments, it identifies what steps need to be taken in order to deliver the highest standards of design and place making today.

The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) is an independent charity campaigning for the reform of the UK planning system to make it more responsive to people's needs and aspirations, and to promote sustainable development. The authors, Kate Henderson (Chief Executive), Katy Lock (Garden Cities and New Towns Advocate) and Hugh Ellis (Head of Policy), lead the TCPA's campaign for a new generation of garden cities for the 21st Century.

About the Authors Acknowledgements Sponsors Foreword Introduction Part One Chapter One: Land and Freedom Chapter Two: The Garden Cities Chapter Three: New Town Utopia Chapter Four: From New Towns to Eco Towns Chapter Five: Today's Challenges Chapter Six: The Modern Politics of Garden Cities Part Two Chapter Seven: The Garden City Principles Chapter Eight: Location and Consent Chapter Nine: Finance and Delivery Chapter Ten: Long Term Stewardship Chapter Eleven: Design and Placemaking Chapter Twelve: Climate and Energy Chapter Thirteen: Homes for All Chapter Fourteen: Art and Culture Conclusion Index Credits & Acknowledgements

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