URBAN DESIGN Journal Issue

URBAN DESIGN 125 Winter 2013




Mile End Road, London - Photograph by Claudia Schenk


  • Design Council Cabe – Championing a new strategic direction for Design Review 3
  • The Value of Urban Design 4
  • The Urban Design Library #7 6
  • The Urban Design Interview: Colin James 7
  • Some Reflections: John Billingham 8
  • UDG Forthcoming Study Tour: Conquistador Towns 9

Topic: Mixed Streets

  • Introduction: Matthew Carmona 10
  • Multiple Centrality Assessment - Sergio Porta et al 12
  • Complete Streets: More Than a New Design - Barbara McCann 14
  • A Suburb is not a Tree - Laura Vaughan & Sam Griffiths 17
  • Design A Good Street and You Design a Good City - Rob Adams 20
  • Liveable Arterials in Auckland City - Ian Munro & Ross Rutherford 23
  • Re-Thinking Berlin’s Radial Streets - Cordelia Polinna 26
  • Reshaping the American Commercial Strip - Karen L. Gulley 29
  • Bradford: Complex Streets, Complex Societies - Ali Baig & Myfanwy Trueman 32
  • High Street 2012: Celebrating a Great London High Street, Tunde Awofolaju & Paul Harper 35

Francis Tibbalds Award Public Sector Shortlisted Projects

  • Town Centre Urban Design Guide, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council 38
  • Reviving the Market Place, Kettering Borough Council 40
  • City Park, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council 42
  • Listening to Youth Voices, The Partnership of South Hampshire 44
  • Chain Street Goitside Urban Design Framework, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council 46
  • Place-Making Guide, South Norfolk Council 48

Practice Index 50

Education Index 56


Sainsbury’s Global - Joe Holyoak 57

URBAN DESIGN is the leading journal in its field. Each issue provides in-depth analysis of topical themes, with contributions from leading practitioners, policymakers and academics from the UK and abroad. This issue offers a mix of articles, short reports and listings that reflect the diversity of urban design today. This is a journal that no urban design professional or student should be without.