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The Garden City Movement Up-To-Date

1st Edition

By Ewart Gladstone Culpin

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134 pages

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Description

This work was written and compiled by the then Secretary of the Garden Cities and Town Planning Association in 1913. It shows just how much the conception of the garden city had been broadened from Howard’s original texts. Indeed the Association’s own name had been broadened to add the newly emergent practice and theory of town planning to the original focus.

Alongside the garden city, recognition is now given to the burgeoning numbers of garden suburbs and garden villages. Many examples of these are identified and briefly described, including many which are small and now little known, greatly adding to the interest of the publication. Even the underlying arguments for such developments differ. Alongside the more altruistic arguments in favour of reform, there are now those which explicitly emphasise the need to ensure a healthy race to maintain the Empire.

Table of Contents

Introduction (by Stephen V. Ward), 1. Introduction, 2. Introduction to Second Edition, 3. Tabulated Summary of Estates, 4. Particulars of Estates, 5. Co-Partnership Housing, 6. The Garden City Movement Abroad, 7. The International Garden Cities and Town Planning Association, 8. The Garden Cities and Town Planning Association, 9. The Town Planning Act

About the Author

Professor Stephen V Ward, Oxford Brookes University, UK

About the Series

Studies in International Planning History

The Studies in International Planning History series brings back to print influential texts from around the world about the study and practice of city and regional planning. The aim is to make material that is now difficult or impossible to obtain more widely available for the study of the internationalisation of planning ideas and local responses. Each book is a facsimile of the original work, (including an English translation if necessary) with an introductory essay written by an expert in the field putting the text into its contemporary and current context.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC010000
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning
POL002000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development