URBAN DESIGN Journal Issue

URBAN DESIGN 139 Summer 2016

TALL BUILDINGS

This issue has been generously sponsored by Barton Willmore

COVER

London Skyline, Photograph by Sebastian Loew

UPDATE              

3 — Building Better Places
3 — Latin America
4 — Delivering Housing for London
5 — The Place Alliance Big Midlands Meet
5 — The Big Meet 5
6 — Milan and Turin UDG Study Tour
8 — My Favourite Plan: Mike Galloway
9 — The Urban Design Library #18: The Geography of Nowhere, The Rise and Decline of America’s Man-made Landscape, James Howard Kunstler

VIEWPOINTS

10 — A House Builder’s Perspective, Nick Rogers

TOPIC: TALL BUILDINGS

14 — From Guidance to Action, Ziona Strelitz
18 — London’s Latest Tall Stories, Tim Catchpole
20 — Whither London’s Skyline?, David Mathewson
23 — Seeing Capitalism in the View, Gunter Gassner
26 — The Impact of Transport Oriented Development, Chris Williamson
28 — Dublin’s New Tall Buildings, Michael Short
30 — An Imagined Urban Environment, Charlotte Nyholm
33 — From Void-Deck to Skygarden, Philip Oldfield

The National Urban Design Awards 2016

36 — Urban Design Awards
38 — Urban Design Awards Student Award
Winner 2016, A New Laurieston by Sama Jabr

BOOK REVIEWS

40 — Towns and Cities: Function in Form - Urban Structures, Economics and Society, Julian Hart
40 — 101 Rules of Thumb, For Sustainable Buildings and Cities, Huw Heywood
41 — How to Save our Town Centres: A Radical Agenda for the Future of the High Streets, Julian Dobson
41 — Smart About Cities: Visualising the Challenge for 21st Century Urbanism, Maarten Hajer and Ton Dassen

42 — PRACTICE INDEX

47 — EDUCATION INDEX

49 — ENDPIECE

Street view, Joe Holyoak