Urban Design 151 - Summer

Politicians and Urban Design

This issue has been kindly sponsored by CAD Software Direct

COVER

Allegory of Good and Bad Government (1338–9), Fresco cycle in Siena Town Hall, Effects of Good Government (detail) by Ambrogio Lorenzetti

 

UPDATE

3 — The Future High Street Fund, Inspiration for Success

3 — Charrettes — Best Practice for 21st Century Placemaking

4 — Crossing the Street, London Living Streets and UDG conference

5 — Creating Neighbourhoods, not Housing Estates

5 — Big Meet 9 Leadership in Placemaking: Beyond Beauty

6 — National Urban Design Awards 2019

8 — Nantes and Saint Nazaire Study Tour

11 — Ben Hamilton-Baillie Obituary

12 — Urban Design Library #30, Learning from Las Vegas

13 — My Favorite Plan: Leo Hammond

14 — Behind the Image: Valparaíso Cultural Park, Chile

 

RESEARCH

16 — Walkability and Green Space, Ivana Sirovica

 

VIEWPOINT

18 — Is Conservation killing us? Richard Cole

 

TOPIC: POLITICIANS AND URBAN

20 — Introduction, Tim Hagyard, guest topic editor

22 — The Urban Design Community’s Views on Politicians, Tim Hagyard

25 — Urban Design in a Political Environment, Meredith Evans

28 — Nottingham’s Politicians Champion Design Quality, Laura Alvarez and Nigel Turpin

32 — Liverpool One: a Case Study, Victoria Lawson

35 — Better Streets in Waltham Forest, Amy Priestley

38 — Citizens and Politicians, Chris Brown

41 — Urban Designer as Local Councillor, Liz Kessler

44 — Housing Design, the Local Political Perspective, Matthew Carmona, Valentina Giordano and Anastassia Gusseinova

 

BOOK REVIEWS

47 — Desire Lines: A Guide to Community Participation in Designing Places, Lesley Malone

47 — Life After Carbon. The Next Global Transformation of Cities, Peter Plastrik and John Cleveland

48 — Designing Change — Professional Mutations in Urban Design 1980–2020, Eric Firley

48 — Urbanizing the Alps, Densification Strategies for High-Altitude Villages, Fiona Pia

49 — The Urban Contract: Community Governance and Capitalism, Paolo Perulli

 

50 — PRACTICE INDEX

56 — EDUCATION INDEX

 

ENDPIECE

57 — A corner of a foreign field, Joe Holyoak