This introductory text provides students with a comprehensive background on the scope and nature of British town planning. There are four major sections, covering, amongst other topics, the organization and legal basis of the present planning system and the framework of planning and development.
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the scope and nature of town planning in the UK. This second edition has been thoroughly updated with recent changes in legislation and references have been revised to reflect current topical issues. It combines the main elements of the subject, such as the physical, historical, environmental, social and legal aspects of town planning, in a single volume, hitherto not found in an introductory text.
Part I: The Planning and Development Framework 1. The scope and nature of town planning. 2. The organisation of town planning and the development process. 3. The property professions and the role of the planners. Part II: The Evolution of Modern Town Planning 4. Urbanisation and the industrial revolution. 5. Reaction and reform. 6. The development of state intervention in the first half of the twentieth century. 7. Reaction and rethink: the development of town planning in the second half of the twentieth century. Part III:The Visual and Design Aspects of Planning 8. The historical development of town planning. 9. Urban and rural conservation. 10. Development and design control. Part IV: The Sociual Aspects of Planning 11. Urban social perspectives on planning. 12. An alternative viewpoint and unresolved issues. Appendices: I Guidance for students. II Traditional vernacular architectural styles.
Introducing Town Planning by Clara Greed
Introduction To Planning Series
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