Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design Since 1880 (4th Edition)

Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design Since 1880 (4th Edition)

By: Peter Hall (author)Paperback

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Peter Hall s seminal Cities of Tomorrow remains an unrivalled account of the history of planning in theory and practice, as well as of the social and economic problems and opportunities that gave rise to it. Now comprehensively revised, the fourth edition offers a perceptive, critical, and global history of urban planning and design throughout the twentieth-century and beyond. * A revised and updated edition of this classic text from one of the most notable figures in the field of urban planning and design * Offers an incisive, insightful, and unrivalled critical history of planning in theory and practice, as well as of the underlying socio-economic challenges and opportunities * Comprehensively revised to take account of abundant new research published over the last decade * Reviews the development of the modern planning movement over the entire span of the twentieth-century and beyond * Draws on global examples throughout, and weaves the author s own fascinating experiences into the text to illustrate this authoritative story of urban growth

About Author

Peter Hall is Professor of Planning at the Bartlett School of Planning at University College London. He is the author of nearly 30 books in planning and related subjects, including London 2000 (1963), The World Cities, third edition (1984), High Tech America (with Ann Markusen & Amy Glasmeier, 1986), Great Planning Disasters (1992), and Cities in Civilization (1999). He has been credited with the invention of the Enterprise Zone concept, which has been widely employed in the USA and Europe. An advisor to governments and international agencies across the globe, Professor Hall is known throughout the world for his contribution both to the theory and to the practice of city and regional planning.


List of Figures ix Preface to the Fourth Edition xii Preface to the Third Edition xiii Preface to the First Edition xv 1 Cities of Imagination 1 Alternative Visions of the Good City, 1880 1987 2 The City of Dreadful Night 12 Reactions to the Nineteenth-Century Slum City: London, Paris, Berlin, New York, 1880 1900 3 The City of By-Pass Variegated 49 The Mass Transit Suburb: London, Paris, Berlin, New York, 1900 1940 4 The City in the Garden 90 The Garden-City Solution: London, Paris, Berlin, New York, 1900 1940 5 The City in the Region 149 The Birth of Regional Planning: Edinburgh, New York, London, 1900 1940 6 The City of Monuments 202 The City Beautiful Movement: Chicago, New Delhi, Berlin, Moscow, 1900 1945 7 The City of Towers 237 The Corbusian Radiant City: Paris, Chandigarh, Brasilia, London, St Louis, 1920 1970 8 The City of Sweat Equity 291 The Autonomous Community: Edinburgh, Indore, Lima, Berkeley, Macclesfield, 1890 1987 9 The City on the Highway 325 The Automobile Suburb: Long Island, Wisconsin, Los Angeles, Paris, 1930 1987 10 The City of Theory 385 Planning and the Academy: Philadelphia, Manchester, California, Paris, 1955 1987 11 The City of Enterprise 414 Planning Turned Upside Down: Baltimore, Hong Kong, London, 1975 2000 12 The City of the Tarnished Belle Epoque 443 Infocities and Informationless Ghettos: New York, London, Tokyo, 1990 2010 13 The City of the Permanent Underclass 485 The Enduring Slum: Chicago, St Louis, London, 1920 2011 Bibliography 529 Index 608

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  • ISBN13: 9781118456477
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 640
  • ID: 9781118456477
  • weight: 844
  • ISBN10: 1118456475
  • edition: 4th Edition

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