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1st Edition

The Garden City
Past, present and future

ISBN 9780415511902
Published January 25, 2013 by Routledge
232 Pages

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Book Description

** Please note, the HB was published in 1992.  The PB version, an exact reprint of the HB, was released in 2011**

This examination of a phenomenon of nineteenth century planning traces the origins, implementation, international transference and adoption of the Garden City idea. It also considers its continuing relevance in the late twentietth century and into the tewnty-first century.

Table of Contents

The garden city introduced - Stephen V Ward. English origins - Frederick H A Aalen. The French garden city - Jean Pierre Gaudin. The Japanese garden city - Shun-ichi Watanabe. The Nazi garden city - Gerhard Fehl. The Australian garden city - Robert Freestone. The American garden city: lost ideals - Daniel Schaffer. The American garden city: still relevant? - Robert Fishman. The British garden city: metamorphosis - Michael Hebbert. The garden city campaign: an overview - Dennis Hardy. Index.

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'Stephen Ward is to be congratulated in assembling an intellectually challenging series of contributions...essential reading for all who care about the challenge of quality in community planning.' - The Architectural Review