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Description - Planning, Politics and City-Making by Mr Peter Bishop

The King's Cross scheme is one of the largest and most complex developments taking place in Britain today. Through documenting this seminal case-study, this book sheds light on the complex process through which public realm development proposals are planned and approved: through complex negotiation and deal making, involving many different stakeholders.

  • Unique, insider's account: draws on first-hand interviews and full access to previously confidential material from primary sources.
  • Comprehensive look at urban planning relevant to both students and practitioners.
  • Currently very little available on the process through which public realm schemes are planned and approved.
  • Kings Cross is now a standing event in the teaching calendars of many planning schools.
  • Huge international market: KX visitor centre receives delegations on study tours from Japan, Taiwan, China, USA, India, Korea, Australia, Malaysia, UAE, Russia, South Africa, Mexico and most the EU.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781859466353
ISBN-10: 1859466354
Format: Paperback / softback
(250mm x 210mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: RIBA Publishing
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mr Peter Bishop

Peter Bishop is a town planner, Professor of Urban Design at the Bartlett School of Architecture, visiting professor at Nottingham Trent and a Director at architects Allies and Morrison. Previous posts include Deputy CE at the London Development Agency and Director of Environment at Camden where he led the negotiations on the King's Cross. Lesley Williams is an environmental scientist, town planner and writer specialising in design and facilitation of stakeholder involvement processes, consensus building and partnership development. She has carried out work for Development Trust Association, the Environment Agency, UK Police Authorities, L.B. Tower Hamlets, CABE and the Civic Trust Regeneration Unit.

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