Urban Design - 139

Tall Buildings

CONTENTS

UPDATE              

3 — Building Better Places

3 — Latin America

4 — Delivering Housing for London

5 — The Place Alliance Big Midlands Meet

5 — The Big Meet 5

6 — Milan and Turin UDG Study Tour

8 — My Favourite Plan

9 — The Urban Design Library #18

VIEWPOINTS

10 — A House Builder’s Perspective, Nick Rogers

TOPIC: Tall Buildings

14 — From Guidance to Action, Ziona Strelitz

18 — London’s Latest Tall Stories, Tim Catchpole

20 — Whither London’s Skyline?, David Mathewson

23 — Seeing Capitalism in the View, Gunter Gassner

26 — The Impact of Transport Oriented Development, Chris Williamson

28 — Dublin’s New Tall Buildings, Michael Short

30 — An Imagined Urban Environment, Charlotte Nyholm

33 — From Void-Deck to Skygarden, Philip Oldfield

The National Urban Design Awards 2016

36 — Urban Design Awards

38 — Urban Design Awards Student Award

Winner 2016, A New Laurieston by Sama Jabr

BOOK REVIEWS

40 — Towns and Cities: Function in Form - Urban Structures, Economics and Society, Julian Hart

40 — 101 Rules of Thumb, For Sustainable Buildings and Cities, Huw Heywood

41 — How to Save our Town Centres: A Radical Agenda for the Future of the High Streets, Julian Dobson

41 — Smart About Cities: Visualising the Challenge for 21st Century Urbanism, Maarten Hajer and Ton Dassen

42 — PRACTICE INDEX

47 — EDUCATION INDEX

49 — ENDPIECE

Street view, Joe Holyoak