Town Planning For Australia

Author: George Taylor
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317609913
Size: 12.93 MB
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George Taylor's Town Planning for Australia was the first dedicated book on the subject of urban planning published in Australia. Journalistic and ideological in style, it sets out a robust vision for a specifically Australian approach to planning and development of towns in a young country. Taylor was a controversial figure, a political activist and publisher who brought the NSW Town Planning Association into existence and played a key role in publishing and promoting planning into the 1920s.His wife Florence Taylor was the first female qualified architect and trained engineer in Australia, and an important figure in the history of planning and publishing in Australia.

Planning Australia

Author: Susan Thompson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107696240
Size: 80.31 MB
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Provides a comprehensive introduction to the major issues and activities that constitute urban and regional planning in Australia today.

Australian Urban Planning

Author: Brendan Gleeson
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781865082387
Size: 55.59 MB
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Designed for use by academics, students, planning professionals, and anyone who takes an interest in the development of cities, this timely book explains the changes that have transformed planning in Australia and reinstates the need for planning based on principles that foreground social inclusion and ecological sustainability.

Cities For Sale

Author: Leonie Sandercock
Publisher: Melbourne University
Size: 28.85 MB
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This hard-hitting account of the failure of urban planning in three major Australian cities applies worldwide and has been an international success. A new preface illustrates that the mistakes of the past continue with a vengeance.

An Introduction To The Study Of Town Planning In Australia

Author: John Sulman
Publisher: National Trust of Australia (Nsw)
ISBN: 9780957765795
Size: 62.93 MB
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Originally published in 1921, this facsimile edition reproduces the most important work of one of the leading early authorities on town planning in Australia. It represents one of the most comprehensive studies of the theory, practice and history of town planning viewed from Austrlian and worl-wide perspectives.

Urban Nation

Author: Robert Freestone
ISBN: 064310190X
Size: 49.53 MB
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Urban Nation: Australia's Planning Heritage provides the first national survey of the historical impact of urban planning and design on the Australian landscape. This ambitious account looks at every state and territory from the earliest days of European settlement to the present day. It identifies and documents hundreds of places - parks, public spaces, redeveloped precincts, neighbourhoods, suburbs up to whole towns - that contribute to the distinctive character of urban and suburban Australia. It sets these significant planned landscapes within the broader context of both international design trends and Australian efforts at nation and city building.

Cities Citizens And Environmental Reform

Author: Robert Freestone
Publisher: Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920899359
Size: 66.42 MB
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Cities, Citizens and Environmental Reform tells a story of community involvement in the development of Australian town planning from the early 20th century - from the first wave of enthusiasm for modern town planning ideals before the Great War onto the more challenging social and political environment for the original town planning associations in the post-Second World War era.Meticulously researched and peppered with archival illustrations, the book reveals common threads and local differences in community planning movements across the nation and contributes to our understanding of modern urban planning in Australia.