Urban Design 50 – April 1994

Urban Design North West
COVER
View of Manchester Olympic Bid proposals
Plan coordinated by Sir Norman Foster and Partners
Photographer Richard Davies
 
NEWS
Forthcoming programme
Marble Arch Competition
 
EVENTS
"What is a City" discussion, Foster Associates Urban Projects and The
City Remembered by Brian Hanson.
 
UDQ ISSUE 50
Keith Ingham, a founder member of the UDG and Peter Hall Professor
of Planning at the Bartlett and a patron of the UDG comment on the
Urban Design Quarterly reaching its 50th issue.
 
LETTERS
The UDAT topic in issue 49 requested views on the way in which the
UDG could be involved in future and responses by Jeremy Caulton,
Jeff Bishop and Nick Waters are published.
 
ISSUE TOPIC URBAN DESIGN NORTH WEST
LEADER
Patrick Malone who acted as topic editor for this issue introduces the
papers from the North West region.
 
REGIONAL OVERVIEW
Stephen Gleave presents an overview of approaches to urban design
in the North West and postulates a role for the Urban Design Group.
 
HOUSING IN THE TWILIGHT ZONE
Patrick Malone describes the opportunity for housing led regeneration
in Twilight Areas of inner cities.
 
CHESTER: THE SURVIVAL OF THE STRATEGIST
Andrea Lane summarises the steps being taken to assess
environmental capacity in Chester and considers the impact.
 
URBAN DESIGN IN MANCHESTER
Warren Marshall analyses key issues in the urban design form of
Manchester and suggests ways forward in new development.
 
NEW BRIGHTON URBAN REGENERATION
Mike Biddulph examines how property led urban regeneration is a
distinct practice and process leading to what may be regarded as a
distinct product.
 
ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM: CHICKEN AND EGG
Patrick Hodgkinson delivered the Kevin Lynch Memorial Lecture in
1993 and summarises the main points of his talk.
 
 
PRACTICE PROFILES
BRUGES TOZER
Ideas for Bristol including Temple Meads, the Redcliffe Bridge
roundabout, Castle Park and the Cathedral Quarter.
 
MELVILLE DUNBAR ASSOCIATES
Schemes for Bracknell, the Isle of Man and a residential scheme in
Guernsey.
 
ROTHERMEL THOMAS
Consultants for the Conservation and Management Study of Salisbury
Cathedral Close.
 
SKIDMORE OWINGS & MERRILL
Proposals for a leisure and Business Park in Doncaster, a master plan
for Savona and work in Potsdam and North Dartford.
 
BOOK REVIEWS
Reviews by Peter Eley, Jon Rowland, Tim Catchpole and John Billingham.
 
PRACTICE AND EDUCATION INDEX 40
ENDPIECE
SOMEWHERE ITS 1965 AGAIN...
Bob Jarvis writes a piece dedicated to Reyner Banham.