Chapter 2. Urban Planning Context

  1. Dennis Rodwell

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470759547.ch2

Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities

Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities

How to Cite

Rodwell, D. (2007) Urban Planning Context, in Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Cities, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470759547.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126564

Online ISBN: 9780470759547

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Keywords:

  • urban planning;
  • european cities;
  • rural life;
  • construction;
  • renaissance

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • The pre-industrial city

  • The mainstream of modern town planning

  • Alternative visions

  • Sir Patrick Geddes and conservation surgery in the Old Town of Edinburgh

  • Urban conservation: mainstream beginnings in the United Kingdom

  • The character of towns

  • Chapter 2: digest