Ebenezer Howard

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Name: Ebenezer Howard
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Urban Design of Burning Man's Black Rock City

Every year, the volunteer Department of Public Works constructs the city in the month before the festival, and volunteers stay for almost two months after to disassemble the colossal installations, and pick up all of the left-over remnants from the festival. ... [Published Planetizen - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Not all is rosy in the garden city

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire: dispute over manorial rights. Photograph: Graham Turner for the GuardianNowhere in the discussion of garden cities ( Rogers attacks ‘ridiculous’ plan for garden cities in green belt , 9 September) is there any mention ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

80,000-home garden city vision for Shrewsbury fails to take root

An idea for Shrewsbury to be transformed into a garden city is “unrealistic” say council experts. The town was among 40 listed in a plan by David Rudlin to solve the housing crisis by expanding into the green belt.Mr Rudlin won the Wolfson Prize, the ... [Published Shropshire Star - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Prize-winning designer says double size of 40 English towns

David Rudlin, the Wolfson prize ­winner, says ­Britain needs to ‘take a confident bite out of the greenbelt’ Photograph: Wolfson prizeBritain's housing crisis could be largely solved by doubling the size of 40 towns and cities including Oxford , Norwich ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Garden cities: Ebenezer good

Future perfectNOTHING gets Brits in a tizzy quite like the subject of housing. Politicians and central bankers fret about another crash; NIMBYs, intoxicated by the appreciation of their own assets, fight hard to prevent more houses from being built; young ... [Published The Economist - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Speech: Deputy Prime Minister speech on the state of UK nature

Like millions across the UK, one of my earliest memories is being sat on the sofa with my parents, eyes glued to the television, as Sir David showed us another of the world’s natural wonders. I still watch with my kids today.Sir David’s message now, as ... [Published Cabinet Office - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Welcome to the Billion-Man Slum

When our urban pundit class speaks of the future of cities, we are offered glittering images of London, New York, Singapore, or Shanghai. In reality, the future for most of the world’s megacities—places with more than 10 million people—may look more ... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Modern-Day Garden Cities

More than half the world’s population now lives in cities, with populations expected to rise dramatically in the years to come.  The cities of the Asia Pacific region regularly contend with coastal flooding, storms, drought, air pollution and natural ... [Published AsiaSource - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Letchworth residents form committee to combat 1,000-home plan

The proposed site for the housing development is placed in the narrow boundary between the north of Letchworth GC and Stotfold. Credit: Steve PaffettJames ScottFriday, August 22, 20146:02 PMA committee has been formed to combat plans to build 1,000 homes ... [Published Herts 24 - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

La Biennale's Must See Pavilions

William Menking describes the Venice Biennale's best presentations.BelgiumIn a biennale that emphasized “research” and presented scores of graphs on the walls, beauty seemed nowhere to be seen. While many countries presented catalogues of buildings but ... [Published Architect's Newspaper - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Professor Sir Peter Hall

was a planning guru who loved urban life and championed enterprise zones, garden cities and new towns Professor Sir Peter Hall, who has died aged 82, was Britain’s leading post-war planning intellectual and one who, unusually for an academic and even ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 03 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]

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The Urban Design of Burning Man's Black Rock City [Published Planetizen - Sep 18 2014]
Not all is rosy in the garden city [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
80,000-home garden city vision for Shrewsbury f... [Published Shropshire Star - Sep 06 2014]
Garden cities: Ebenezer good [Published The Economist - Sep 04 2014]
Garden cities: Ebenezer good [Published The Economist - Britain - Sep 04 2014]
Prize-winning designer says double size of 40 E... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]
Speech: Deputy Prime Minister speech on the sta... [Published Cabinet Office - Sep 03 2014]
Welcome to the Billion-Man Slum [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 27 2014]
Modern-Day Garden Cities [Published AsiaSource - Aug 26 2014]
Welcome to the Billion-Man Slum [Published Daily Beast - Aug 25 2014]
Letchworth residents form committee to combat 1... [Published Herts 24 - Aug 22 2014]
La Biennale's Must See Pavilions [Published Architect's Newspaper - Aug 14 2014]
Professor Sir Peter Hall [Published Telegraph - Aug 03 2014]
Urban Renewal Needs More than ‘Garden City’ Sta... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Jul 03 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]
Urban Computing, Part II [Published IEEE Spectrum - Mar 26 2014]
Welcome to the city of tomorrow [Published Telegraph - Mar 16 2014]
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Garden cities: Ebenezer good [Published The Economist - Britain - Sep 04 2014]
Future perfectNOTHING gets Brits in a tizzy quite like the subject of housing. Politicians and central bankers fret about another crash; NIMBYs, intoxicated by the appreciation of their own assets, fight hard to prevent more houses from being built; ...
Welcome to the Billion-Man Slum [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 27 2014]
When our urban pundit class speaks of the future of cities, we are offered glittering images of London, New York, Singapore, or Shanghai. In reality, the future for most of the world’s megacities—places with more than 10 million people—may look more ...
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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