An Introduction To Town And Country Planning

An Introduction To Town And Country Planning

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This is a revised, updated and expanded edition of a text first published in 1974 and now widely regarded as the leading introduction to planning. The book is a basic and economic review of the subject which encompasses the history, emergence, organization and management of present-day planning. It also outlines popular techniques, prevailing attitudes, current issues and methods of regulation and control. In this new edition the author discusses the major events of recent years, notably the reorganization of local government, the practical effects of the introduction of structure planning and local planning, and the experiences gained and lessons learned from public participation. The text is for all students who seek a comprehensive introduction to the wide range of subjects which fall within the broad sphere of planning. This book is intended for students of town and country planning.
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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 42 illustrations, 18 tables
  • 1857280121
  • 9781857280128

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Part 1 The nature and development of town planning: the need to plan; the emergence of modern town planning; the foundations of town planning legislation; the organization and administration of town planning; the planning process. Part 2 The components of planning: survey preparation and techniques of analysis; population; employment and industry; housing; offices; shopping; transportation; leisure and recreation; evaluation; associated planning techniques. Part 3 Some aspects of town planning: rural planning; conservation; resource planning and pollution; the inner city; planning and public participation; planning and land values. Part 4 Development and control: the development control systems; planning standards; site layout and development; town planning law.
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