URBAN DESIGN Journal Issue

URBAN DESIGN 151 Summer 2019

POLITICIANS AND URBAN DESIGN

This issue has been kindly sponsored by CAD Software Direct

COVER

Allegory of Good and Bad Government (1338–9), Fresco cycle in Siena Town Hall, Effects of Good Government (detail) by Ambrogio Lorenzetti

UPDATE

3 — The Future High Street Fund, Inspiration for Success
3 — Charrettes — Best Practice for 21st Century Placemaking
4 — Crossing the Street, London Living Streets and UDG conference
5 — Creating Neighbourhoods, not Housing Estates
5 — Big Meet 9 Leadership in Placemaking: Beyond Beauty
6 — National Urban Design Awards 2019
8 — Nantes and Saint Nazaire Study Tour
11 — Ben Hamilton-Baillie Obituary
12 — Urban Design Library #30: Learning from Las Vegas, Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown and Steven Izenour
13 — My Favorite Plan: Leo Hammond
14 — Behind the Image: Valparaíso Cultural Park, Chile

RESEARCH

16 — Walkability and Green Space, Ivana Sirovica

VIEWPOINT

18 — Is Conservation killing us? Richard Cole

TOPIC: POLITICIANS AND URBAN

20 — Introduction, Tim Hagyard, guest topic editor
22 — The Urban Design Community’s Views on Politicians, Tim Hagyard
25 — Urban Design in a Political Environment, Meredith Evans
28 — Nottingham’s Politicians Champion Design Quality, Laura Alvarez and Nigel Turpin
32 — Liverpool One: a Case Study, Victoria Lawson
35 — Better Streets in Waltham Forest, Amy Priestley
38 — Citizens and Politicians, Chris Brown
41 — Urban Designer as Local Councillor, Liz Kessler
44 — Housing Design, the Local Political Perspective, Matthew Carmona, Valentina Giordano and Anastassia Gusseinova

BOOK REVIEWS

47 — Desire Lines: A Guide to Community Participation in Designing Places, Lesley Malone
47 — Life After Carbon. The Next Global Transformation of Cities, Peter Plastrik and John Cleveland
48 — Designing Change — Professional Mutations in Urban Design 1980–2020, Eric Firley
48 — Urbanizing the Alps, Densification Strategies for High-Altitude Villages, Fiona Pia
49 — The Urban Contract: Community Governance and Capitalism, Paolo Perulli

50 — PRACTICE INDEX

56 — EDUCATION INDEX

ENDPIECE

57 — A corner of a foreign field, Joe Holyoak