Cities of Tomorrow
An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design in the Twentieth Century 3rd Revised edition
By (author) Peter Hall
Cities of Tomorrow by Peter Hall
Book DescriptionCities of Tomorrow is a critical history of planning in theory and practice in the twentieth century, as well as of the social and economic problems and opportunities that gave rise to it. * A critical history of planning in theory and practice in the twentieth century, as well as of the social and economic problems and opportunities that gave rise to it. * Trenchant, perceptive, global in coverage, this book is an unrivalled account of its crucial subject. * Comprehensively revised to take account of abundant new literature published since its original appearance, and to view the 1990s in historical perspective. * Reviews the development of the modern planning movement over the entire span of the twentieth century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631232520
(222mm x 154mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Peter Hall
Sir Peter Hall is Professor of Planning at the Bartlett School of Architecture, Building, Environmental Design and Planning at University College, London and Director of the Institute of Community Studies. He was previously Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, and Professor of Geography at the University of Reading. He is the author of over 30 books in planning and related subjects, including London 2000, The World Cities, Great Planning Disasters and High Tech America. He has been credited with the invention of the Urban Enterprise Zone concept now widely employed in the USA, the UK and Europe. An advisor to governments and international agencies across the world, Professor Hall is known throughout the world for his contribution both to the theory and to the practice of city and regional planning.
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