URBAN DESIGN Journal Issue

URBAN DESIGN 77 Winter 2001


Cover - Exchange Square, Manchester

(Lee Grant for Manchester CC Special Projects)

News and events

  • Leader 4
  • Virtual Reality in Urban Design 4
  • Dimensions of Sustainability 4
  • Streets for People 5
  • Lisbon - UDG visit 6
  • The Good Place Guide Feedback 7

The UDG procedural review, Marcus Wilshere 7

The White Paper-A New Vision for Urban Living?

Matthew Carmona 8

The role of Landscape Architects in Urban Design
Alison Peters and Ashley Scott 9



Studying Urban Design in Sweden, Brian Evans 10

Johannesburg Social Housing Projects, Christos Daskalakos 12



Urban Design Week 2000:

Introduction, Judith Ryser 15

The Governments View, Nick Raynsford 16

Maximising Opportunities, Sir Neil Cossons 18

Resolving Conflicts, Sir Stuart Lipton, Les Sparks 20

International Perspectives, Michael Hebbert, 23

Maintaining Premier League Status, Richar Leese 25

Nottingham's Framework, Jane Todd 26

Testing Placechecks, Robert Cowan 28

London Bus Tour, Sebastian Loew 29

Barking & Dagenham: it's just a kiss away.. ,,Hugo Wuyts 30

Urban Strategies for Berlin, Matthias Sauerbruch and Louisa Hutton 31



Sustainability Through Converting Buildings to Residential Use,
Tim Heath and Tanner Oc 35


Case Study

Bristol Legible City, Andrew Gibbins and Michael Rawlinson 37


Book Reviews

  • Tourists in Historic Towns by Aylin Orbasli 41
  • Architetes by Louis Hellman 41
  • The CIAM Discourse on Urbanism by Eric Mumford 42
  • Conservation Plans in Action, English Heritage 42
  • Hundertjahre Hochhauser by Bruno Flierl Huss-Medien 43
  • City of Westminster High Buildings Study, EDAW 43
  • Streets for All, English Heritage 44

Practice Index 45

Education Index 51

Endpiece 51