URBAN DESIGN Journal Issue

URBAN DESIGN 66 Spring 1998


Cover -  Prague, old town square

News & Events

Leader 4

First there was PATHE; then there was TITHE


Thames Gateway London 5

Urban Design at South Bank University

Good Design on Speculative Housing 6

The Corporal Cartographer 7

Pedestrianisation of London 10

The Urban Design Alliance is Up and Running 8

An Unusual Blessing for Urban Design 9



Towards Interdisciplinary Design Education David Owers 10

Trunk, Branches and Leaves James Bruges 12



Toronto - An Urban Design Approach Deborah Porte 14

The Bairro Alto in Lisbon Sam Romaya and Manuela Marques-Clarke 17


Topic: Urban Design and Conservation

Leader, Steve Gould 20

Remembrance of Things Bath, Chris Pound 21

Historical Assessment of Suburbs, John Bold and Peter Guillery 24

Conservation - An Inspiration, Alan Stones 28

John Ruskin and the Historic Environment, Gill Chitty 30

Sustainability and 19th Century Debates, Steve Gould 34

Case Study: Borough Market Southwark, Ken Greig 38


Book Reviews 40

Reviews by John Billingham, Tim Catchpole, Peter Eley, Sebastian Loew and Judith Ryser


Practice and Education Index 44

The directory provides a service to potential clients when they are looking for specialist professional advice on projects involving urban design and related matters, and to students and professionals considering taking an urban design course.

Endpiece 47

Gatekeeping, Bob Jarvis