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City as Landscape

A Post Post-Modern View of Design and Planning, 1st Edition

By Tom Turner

Taylor & Francis

260 pages

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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.


'…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

Table of Contents

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning