URBAN DESIGN Journal Issue

URBAN DESIGN 116 Autumn 2010


News and Events

Trees and Climate Change 3

Suburbs 3

UDG in the North-East 4

StreetLondon Walk 4

Urban Design Group’s AGM 5

UDG Study Tour 6

CABE page 8

The Urban Design Interview: Rochelle Friend 9



Segregated suburban Post-War estates,Jasdeep Bhalla 10


Topic: Olympic Legacies

Introduction, Liezel Kruger 12

Olympic Games Timeline 13

Placemaking and Legacy in the 2012 Olympic Park, Pat Willoughby 14

Olympic Gardens: A Green legacy of the Games, Hanwen Liao 17

Learning from Vancouver, Anne Stevenson 19

Beijing Olympics, Jun Huang 21

The Legacy of the Berlin 1936 Olympics, Neil Corteen 24

Cape Town 2004, Peter de Tolly 27

Anatomy of Mega-Projects, Judith Ryser 29

Measuring the Legacies, Peter Vlachos 31


Francis Tibbalds Award

Short Listed Projects

Main Town Square Caernarfon,Taylor Young Ltd. 32

Oxford Circus improvements, Atkins 34

Firepool, Taunton, NEW Masterplanning 36


Publishers Award

Book Reviews

Urban Design: Health and the Therapeutic Environment, Cliff Moughtin, Kate McMahon and Paola Signoretta 38

Smartcities + Eco-warriors, CJ Lim and Ed Lui 38

Designing High-Density Cities for Social and Environmental Sustainability, Edward Ng (ed.) 39

The Urban Housing Handbook, Eric Firley and Caroline Stahl 39

Liverpool: Shaping the City, Stephen Bayley & Paul McMullin 40

Grand Urban Rules, Alex Lehnerer 40

Great Public Squares An Architect’s Selection, Robert F. Gatje 41

Making Better Places: The Planning Project in the Twenty-First Century, Patsy Healey 41


Practice Index 42

Education Index 49


Grid references, Joe Holyoak 49