Urban Design 117 - Winter 2011

ECO-URBAN DESIGN

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

Contents

News and Events

Secure by design 3

Urban Designfor Developing Cities 3

UDG Conference 2010 4

Kevin Lynch Annual Lecture 5

StreetNorthWest tour of New East Manchester 6

A Design for Life 6

A vintage year for housing 7

The Urban Design Interview: Emilie Pignon 8

 

International

Blockbuster, Dr Carl Smith 9

The blue, the green and the city in between,

Michael Short 10

 

Viewpoints

Community Cohesion in our Living

Environments, Yue Xu 12

 

Topic: Eco-Urban Design

Introduction, Wendy Shillam 14

The challenge of going green,

Wendy Shillam 15

Designing for sustainable lifestyles,

Sue Riddlestone 19

The Importance of Biodiversity,

Gary Grant 23

Water is not everywhere,

Stephanie Beggs 25

The Role of Retrofitting, Paul Ciniglio 27

EcoCites, Kathryn Anderson 30

Vitruvian Revival Now, Michael Hebbert 33

 

FRANCIS TIBBALDS AWARD

SHORTLISTED PUBLIC SECTOR

PROJECTS

The Riverside Walk Enhancement Strategy,

City of London 36

The Bourg Walk Bridge – Aylesbury,

Buckinghamshire CC 38

Barking Town Square 40

ourplace ™, NW Leicestershire DC 42

West StreetCultural Quarter, Swadlincote -

South DerbyshireDC 44

Ecclesiastical Quarter Lighting, Gloucester

City Council 46

 

Book Reviews

60 Innovators, Shaping our Creative Future,

Lucas Dietrich (ed) 48

Design Activism – Beautiful Strangeness for

a Sustainable World, Alistair Fuad-Luke 48

Urban Designand the British Urban

Renaissance, John Punter (ed) 49

Governing for Sustainable Urban

Development, Yvonne Rydin 49

 

Practice Index 50

 

Education Index 56

 

Endpiece

Paradigm Lost, Joe Holyoak 57