1st Edition

City as Landscape A Post Post-Modern View of Design and Planning

By Tom Turner Copyright 1996
    256 Pages
    by Taylor & Francis

    256 Pages
    by Taylor & Francis

    In twenty essays, this book covers aspects of planning, architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, park and garden design. Their approach, described as post-postmodern, is a challenge to the 'anything goes' eclecticism of the merely postmodern.

    Preface. Theories. Planning. Urbanism. Landscape design. Open space planning. Gardens. References. Index.


    Tom Turner

    '...one of the pleasures of Turner's book is the recklessly holistic way it blurs boundaries between the various disciplines.' - The Architect's Journal

    'It offers...a brand of ebullient encouragement' - Architectural Review

    'He writes enthusiastically and his keen personality comes across...It's worth reading as it is, in its totality, controversial and refreshing.' - Building Design

    '...a timely book...a challenging book... - Pergamon Book Reviews

    'It enables planners, designers and community groups to make cities more sustainable and gives practical advice on methods of design and planning.' - The Leisure Manager