Planning, Education and Design in Mid-20th Century Britain
Edited by Iain Boyd Whyte
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Man-Made Future by Iain Boyd Whyte
Book DescriptionThis anthology of essays by a group of distinguished scholars investigates post-1945 city planning in Britain; not from a technical viewpoint, but as a polemical, visual and educational phenomenon, shifting the focus of scholarly interest towards the often-neglected emotional and aesthetic aspects of post-war planning. Each essay is grounded in original archival research and sheds new light on this critical era in the development of modern town planning. This collection is a valuable resource for architectural, social and urban historians, as well as students and researchers offering new insights into the development of the mid-twentieth century city.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415357890
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Iain Boyd Whyte
Iain Boyd Whyte is Professor of Architectural History at the University of Edinburgh. He has been a Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, a Getty Scholar and, more recently, a Senior Program Officer at the Getty Foundation, Los Angeles. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and has served as a Trustee of the National Galleries of Scotland.
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