Ebenezer Howard

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Name: Ebenezer Howard
First reported 18 mins ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 1 reports

How tech and good design could create the city of the future - in Toronto

About a year ago, Alexander Kotyck began casting around for a project that would “make an positive impact” on Toronto, a city he sees struggling with falling productivity and political feuding.The IT consultant hit on an answer: to position the city as ... [Published Globe and Mail - 18 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Sir Peter Hall

_ The main concern of the geographer and town planner , who has died aged 82, was the growth and change of cities. Britain's leading expert in the field, he was professor of planning and regeneration at the Bartlett, University College London, and president ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrated urbanist and planner Peter Hall dies

Peter Hall, the celebrated planner, urbanist and geographer, has diedThe Bartlett Professor of Planning and Regeneration and president of the Town and Country Planning Association was 82.He was widely recognised as the most influential planning expert ... [Published Building.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Deputy prime minister Nick Cleg visits Letchworth to talk to the BBC’s Countryfile about garden cities

Nick Clegg MP with Countryfile presenter Tim HeapOliver PritchardWednesday, July 23, 20147:35 PMThe deputy prime minister visited the world’s first garden city yesterday, Wednesday.To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.Liberal ... [Published Hitchin Comet - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Forget garden cities: This utopian ideal will never give us the houses we need

Garden cities make for a fascinating debate, and it’s only set to intensify. The shortlist for the 2014 Wolfson Prize was released last month, and five plans for a new garden city edged closer towards winning £250,000. Earlier this year, the government ... [Published City A.M. - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Allotment for growing fruit and vegetables donated to Letchworth school

From left - Sue Edwards, Lindsey Clark, Steve Howell, Stephanie Cranston, Rachel O'Shea, John Welch, Anna Geaves. Holding the ribbon are Caitlin Coulter, Bridget Mann, and Ruby NelsonOliver PritchardSunday, July 13, 20143:01 PMPupils will be able to learn ... [Published Herts 24 - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

How empire heroes built this Greystones garden city

A brace of homes for sale in North Wicklow are part of the tantalising evidence that a Dublin Batchelor pioneered the Garden City Movement, writes Mark KeenanIF Paddington Bear had to to live somewhere in Ireland, he'd most certainly plump for the Burnaby ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Urban Renewal Needs More than ‘Garden City’ Stamp to Take Root

Every few years the ideals of Ebenezer Howard’s garden city utopia are resurrected in an attempt by the UK government to create new communities, and address the country’s housing crisis. Sometimes this takes the form of  new towns  or eco-towns, and ... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

What Broadacre City Can Teach Us

The METROPOLIS BlogJoshua K. LeonWhat lessons, and warnings, can we derive from Frank Lloyd Wright's urban fairytale?Courtesy The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, ... [Published Metropolis Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Letchworth pupils have allotment to be thankful for after generous donation

13:18 Monday 30 June 2014Written by MICHAEL HAVISGROWING MINDS: Hillshott pupils with their teacher at the allotment.2 ImagesPupils at a Letchworth infant school have been given a chance to get to grips with gardening after being donated an allotment ... [Published Hertfordshire Advertiser - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Garden cities are not a panacea, by Alexandra Jones

But all the excitement about garden cities runs a real risk of diverting attention from some of the fundamental reasons underpinning the UK's ongoing housing crisis.Sir Ebenezer Howard’s original vision for garden cities was for low density living in ... [Published Planning Resource - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

From Garden City to new towns: why Britain should be proud of its planners

Imagery from the British pavilion’s exhibition A Clockwork Jerusalem at the Venice Biennale. Illustration: FAT Architecture/Sam Jacob George Osborne dons a hi-viz waistcoat and wanders around Ebbsfleet. Ed Milliband proposes rent control. Bank of England ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 03 2014]

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How tech and good design could create the city ... [Published Globe and Mail - 18 mins ago]
Sir Peter Hall [Published Guardian.co.uk - 22 hours ago]
Celebrated urbanist and planner Peter Hall dies [Published Building.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
Deputy prime minister Nick Cleg visits Letchwor... [Published Hitchin Comet - Jul 23 2014]
Forget garden cities: This utopian ideal will n... [Published City A.M. - Jul 17 2014]
Allotment for growing fruit and vegetables dona... [Published Herts 24 - Jul 13 2014]
How empire heroes built this Greystones garden ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 04 2014]
Urban Renewal Needs More than ‘Garden City’ Sta... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Jul 03 2014]
What Broadacre City Can Teach Us [Published Metropolis Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
Letchworth pupils have allotment to be thankful... [Published Hertfordshire Advertiser - Jun 30 2014]
Garden cities are not a panacea, by Alexandra J... [Published Planning Resource - Jun 27 2014]
From Garden City to new towns: why Britain shou... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 03 2014]
‘Unrecognizable from the original design’: Subu... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 23 2014]
Why can't new British towns be more like Milton... [Published The Independent - May 05 2014]
Urban Computing, Part II [Published IEEE Spectrum - Mar 26 2014]
Why building a new garden city at Ebbsfleet is ... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Mar 17 2014]
Welcome to the city of tomorrow [Published Telegraph - Mar 16 2014]
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Urban Renewal Needs More than ‘Garden City’ Sta... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Jul 03 2014]
Every few years the ideals of Ebenezer Howard’s garden city utopia are resurrected in an attempt by the UK government to create new communities, and address the country’s housing crisis. Sometimes this takes the form of  new towns  or eco-towns, and ...
‘Unrecognizable from the original design’: Subu... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 23 2014]
More than 8,000 academics are gathered in St. Catharines, Ont., this week for the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, presenting papers on how we live, love, learn and clash. Over the coming days, the National Post will highlight some ...
Urban Computing, Part II [Published IEEE Spectrum - Mar 26 2014]
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