Urban Design 52 – October 1994

Urban Design and Townscape
COVER
Porto Santo International Competition Entry 1975
Gordon Cullen, David Gosling
 
NEWS
2 Forthcoming Programme
RIBA RTPI UDG Conference
EVENTS 4
Zaha Hadid Annual Urban Design Group Lecture given in June
and Urban Design Tomorrow Panel Discussion held in October
 
VIEWPOINT
5 RURAL DESIGN AND URBAN DESIGN: THE MISSING LINK
Jeff Bishop of BDOR argues the need to move beyond the term urban to consider
application of design principles in the rural situation.
 
REGIONAL
8 GLASGOW AND ITS TOWNS
Hildebrand Frey describes a series of seminars in Glasgow concerning the role of
urban design in the regeneration of the city.
 
INTERNATIONAL
10 NIMES- DESIGN LED PLANNING
Chris Couch analyses what has happened in Nimes as part of the French
approach to their development plan system.
 
BOOK REVIEWS
12 Reviews by Neil Parkyn, Philip Cave, Francesca Morrison, Tim Catchpole, Peter
Howard and Helena Webster.
 
ISSUE TOPIC
GORDON CULLEN
15 INTRODUCTION
The topic was originally intended to celebrate Gordon Cullen's 80th birthday which
occurred in August. Sadly he died during that month and so the issue becomes
one of a tribute. David Rock with whom Cullen worked on the Ware study, Vivat
Ware, remembers his unique contributions.
 
TOWNSCAPE AS A PHILOSOPHY OF URBAN DESIGN
William M Whistler and David Reed produced this text as an Exchange
Bibliography for the Council of Planning Libraries in the 1970s on Townscape.
 
TOWNSCAPE REVISITED
Bob Jarvis, topic editor for the Cullen articles, rereads 'Townscape', compares it
with other literature and concludes that it emerges enhanced.
 
23 WORKING WITH CULLEN
David Gosling describes his association with Cullen on Maryculter, on competitions
and lastly on proposals for the Isle of Dogs.
 
28 PROJECTS 1981-1991
David Price worked with Cullen since 1981 and formed the Price and Cullen
Partnership in 1985. He refers to work in Scotland and in London.
 
KEVIN LYNCH LECTURE
31 ENGLISH POST WAR PLANNING: A GOLDEN AGE?
Sir Peter Shepheard gave this years lecture in July, reported by Tony Lloyd-Jones
 
PRACTICE PROFILES
32 COLIN BUCHANAN & PARTNERS
34 ECD ARCHITECTS AND PLANNERS
36 PRP ARCHITECTS
38 WML INTERNATIONAL
 
PRACTICE AND EDUCATION INDEX 40
 
ENDPIECE
43 STUDY VISIT 1994
Alan Stones reports on the tour to the Harz Region of Germany.