This introduction to town and country planning aims to juxtapose the main elements of the subject - namely the physical, social, legal, economic, visual and environmental dimensions - in accessible manner, within the framework of discussing different aspects of town planning.
A comprehensive introductory text written for undergraduates studying town planning as a subject in its own right, or as part of other courses such as surveying, construction and architecture. Key Features - Combines in a single volume the main elements of the subject, such as the physical, historical, environmental, social and legal aspects of town planning, totally unique in a textbook at this level. Written in an accessible style, taking into account the gender perspective. Reflects modern syllabus demands at introductory level, it may be used sequentially or as a reference source to be accessed for topic/modular courses. Useful references are provided for further reading. Revision tasks are included to consolidate the learning process. Provides a comprehensive background to British town planning.