This text on the origins and history of city planning in Australian cities covers the emergence of the Town Planning Movement, and planning from the nineteenth century through to the post-1980s period. Looking at the cities of Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Laissez-faire in the Cities 1900-1945, Emergence of the Town Planning Movement 1900- 1920, Adelaide: Property Privilege and Power, Melbourne: Bureaucracy Tempered by Anarchy, Sydney: National Hobby of Land Speculation, Part II Planning since World War II, Limits of Reform, Adelaide: Conservatives Technocrats and Citizens, Melbourne: Capitalism Crude and Uncivilised, Sydney: Development without Improvement.
Leonie Sandercock (Author