The Town Planning Review

Provides articles on urban and regional planning.

Articles from Vol. 73, No. 3, September

Aesthetics, Well-Being and Health: Essays within Architecture and Environmental Aesthetics
Aesthetics, Well-being and Health: Essays within Architecture and Environmental Aesthetics, Birgit Cold (ed.), Aldershot, Ashgate, 2001, 322 pp., £45.00 (h/b)What are the merits of living in areas with perceived architectural and environmental beauty?...
After the City
After the City, Lars Lerup, Cambridge, MIT Press, 2000, 200 pp., $24.95Lars Lerup is the Harry K. and Albert K. Smith Professor in Architecture and Dean at Rice University and this book was inspired, rewritten and expanded from his paper `Stim and Dross:...
Brentham: A History of the Pioneer Garden Suburb 1901-2001
Brentham: A History of the Pioneer Garden Suburb 1901-2001, Aileen Reid, Brentham, Brentham Heritage Society, 2000, 264 pp, £25.00 (h/b)This attractive study of Brentham Garden Suburb has much to commend it. It is written by an authority on E. W. Godwin,...
Commemorative Plaque to Sir Patrick Abercrombie
The Review is pleased to note the award of a commemorative plaque (Fig. 1) to Patrick Abercrombie, the journal's first editor (1910-35), by English Heritage. The distinctive Blue Plaques have been erected on numerous buildings in London associated with...
Libertarians on the Road to Town Planning: A Note on the Views of Robert Mundell, Karl Popper, Friedrich Hayek, Robert Nozick, Milton Friedman and Ronald Coase towards Pollution
This paper surveys the leading works of five famous libertarian scholars, namely Mundell's Man and Economics; Popper's All Life is Problem Solving; Hayek's The Constitution of Liberty; Nozick's Anarchy, State and Utopia; Friedman and Friedman's Free...
Limits to New Public Participation Practices in Local Land Use Planning
A key objective of new participatory practices in local affairs is to increase public trust in civic institutions. Debate surrounds the extent to which collaborative approaches to planning and decision making are capable of giving precedence to the concerns...
Planning: An Idea of Value
The development of the intellectual basis for planning activity has been a slow and problematic process. This paper seeks to build on existing intellectual understanding to argue that future developments in planning thought must take questions of ethical...
Planning Praxis: Ethics, Values and Theory
This paper argues that planning needs to be understood fundamentally as spatial ethics, a form of applied ethics; and that it is therefore important that we develop an understanding of how key ideas in ethics relate to planning. The paper uses examples...
Preserving Post-War Heritage: The Care and Conservation of Mid-Twentieth-Century Architecture
Preserving Post-War Heritage: The Care and Conservation of Mid-Twentieth-Century Architecture, Susan MacDonald (ed.), Shaftesbury, Donhead, 2001, 235 pp., £37.50 (h/b)During the 1970s and 1980s in particular, architectural modernism and conservation...
Reflections on the 2001 United Kingdom Research Assessment Exercise for Town and Country Planning
Lead Paperby JOHN PUNTER*The 2001 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) provided the first discrete panel to evaluate Town and Country Planning, separating its evaluation from Unit of Assessment (UoA) 33 Construction (and Architecture). In 1996 the predominantly...
The European Dimension of British Planning
The European Dimension of British Planning, Mark Tewdwr-Jones and Richard H. Williams, London, Spon Press, 2001, 190 pp., £19.99 (p/b)The EU is moving towards `ever closer union', resulting in a growing Europeanisation of national and regional planning...
Urban Planning in a Changing World: The Twentieth-Century Experience
Urban Planning in a Changing World: The Twentieth-Century Experience, Robert Freestone (ed.), London, Spon, 2000, 293 pp., £45.00We no longer have to justify the study of planning history. The International Planning History Society (IPHS) has secured...

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