Peter Hall s seminal Cities of Tomorrow remains an unrivalled account of the history of planning in theory and practice, as well as of the social and economic problems and opportunities that gave rise to it. Now comprehensively revised, the fourth edition offers a perceptive, critical, and global history of urban planning and design throughout the twentieth-century and beyond. * A revised and updated edition of this classic text from one of the most notable figures in the field of urban planning and design * Offers an incisive, insightful, and unrivalled critical history of planning in theory and practice, as well as of the underlying socio-economic challenges and opportunities * Comprehensively revised to take account of abundant new research published over the last decade * Reviews the development of the modern planning movement over the entire span of the twentieth-century and beyond * Draws on global examples throughout, and weaves the author s own fascinating experiences into the text to illustrate this authoritative story of urban growth
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 640
Weight: 844 g
Dimensions: 242 x 176 x 27 mm
Edition: 4th Edition
?This is nothing less than a history of the ideology and practice of urban planning through the century ? [a] most readable tour de force.?
?The Architectural Review
?This is the one book you have to read.?
?American Planning Association Journal
?An enthralling journey through the history of city planning.?
?The Geographical Journal