The art of building a garden city : designing new communities for the 21st century
The Art of Building a Garden City is a well-researched guide to the history of the garden city movement and the delivery of a new generation of communities for the 21st Century.
Bringing together key findings from the TCPA's campaign work, and drawing on lessons from the first garden cities, the new towns programme and other large-scale developments, it identifies what steps need to be taken in order to deliver the highest standards of design and placemaking today. Written by the leading authority on Garden Cities and New TownsExtremely topical within the context of the housing crisis and debate over quality housingThe only book on garden cities to combine academic analysis with practical guidance. Internationally relevant - includes international case studies and is a popular global topic. Formatted in full-colour with attractive images and diagrams (unlike other titles on this topic).