Urban Design 133 - Winter 2015

Greening the City
Events 3
Sketching in Manchester 5
National Conference on Urban Design 6
The Place Alliance 7
Designing the 21st Century Garden City 8
Density Matters, a response 9
Urban Design Group study tour: Toulouse and the Bastides Of Gascony 9
Urban Design Interview: Hannah Elborn 10
The Urban Design Library #14 11 
The Avon River/ Papa Otakaro Precinct, Christchurch New Zealand, Andrew Tinsley 12
Celebrating The Cult Of The View, Michael Short 14
Topic: Greening the City,
Introduction, Christopher Martin 16
Towards a Landscape Integration, Fenella Griffin and Murray Smith 18
Depaving: Difficult by Design, Walt Lockley 21
Parklets are coming to a street near you, Habib Khan 24
Where have all the Flowers gone?, Ian Hingley 28
City as Nature, Helga Fassbinder 31
The Greening of London,  Matthew Pencharz 35
Time to Green our Cities?, Christopher Martin 38
Francis Tibbalds Award Public Sector Shortlisted Projects
Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust
(BMHT), Birmingham City Council 40
Kings Crescent Community Orchard, London Borough of Hackney 42
Southwater, Telford, Telford & Wrekin Council 44
Francis Tibbalds Award Shortlisted Books 2015 
Food City, CJ Lim 46
Sustainable Urban Metabolism, Paulo Ferrão and John E. Fernandez 46
How to study Public Life, Jan Gehl and Birgitte Svarre 47
The Nature of Urban Design: A New York perspective on resilience, Alexandros Washburn 47
The City as a Tangled Bank: Urban Design vs Urban Evolution, Terry Farrell 48
Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns, Victor Dover and John Massengale 48
Designing Urban Transformation, Aseem Inam 49
Smart Cities: Big data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a new Utopia, Anthony M. Townsend 49
Going to Coventry, Joe Holyoak 57