URBAN DESIGN Journal Issue

URBAN DESIGN 72 Autumn 1999


News & Events

  • Leader 4
  • Tourism and Heritage
  • Kevin Lynch Memorial Lecture 5
  • Research in Urban Design
  • Urban Task Force Report Launch 6
  • Urban Task Force Seminar 7
  • Waiting for the Spin Doctors
  • Study Tour of the Silesian and Spis Towns 8
  • New Housing: Back to the Future 9


Novocastrian Urbanism 10

Michael Crilly

Making the Connections 11

Rob MacDonald



The UDAL Placechecks Initiative 13

Robert Cowan

Towards a Car-Free London 14

Brian Richards



Phoenix, City of the Future? 16

John Minett



Glasgow 1999 18

Hildebrand Frey and Lesley Forsyth

A Reconnected City? 20

Stephen Tucker

No Mean City - No Mean Achievement 23

Tom Macartney

Homes for the Future 26

Norrie Innes

1999 Millennium Spaces 29

Peter Richardson

The Lighthouse 31

Stuart MacDonald

Area Festivals 32

Anne Wallace and Pauline Gallacher

Education Programme 33

Anne Wallace and Pauline Gallacher


Case Study

Darlaston Town Centre 34

Lesley Wallace and Simon Peake


Book Reviews 37

Reviews by John Billingham, Tim Catchpole, Peter Eley,

Sebastian Loew, Jon Rowland and Chris Williamson


Practice and Education Index 43

Endpiece 47

Searching for the Genius Loci

Bob Jarvis