Town Planning For Australia

Author: George Taylor
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317609913
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Town Planning For Australia from the Author: George Taylor. George Taylor's Town Planning for Australia was the first dedicated book on the subject of urban planning published in Australia. Journalistic and ideological in style, it sets out a robust vision for a specifically Australian approach to planning and development of towns in a young country. Taylor was a controversial figure, a political activist and publisher who brought the NSW Town Planning Association into existence and played a key role in publishing and promoting planning into the 1920s.His wife Florence Taylor was the first female qualified architect and trained engineer in Australia, and an important figure in the history of planning and publishing in Australia.

Planning Australia

Author: Susan Thompson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107696240
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Planning Australia from the Author: Susan Thompson. Provides a comprehensive introduction to the major issues and activities that constitute urban and regional planning in Australia today.

Planning And People

Author: James Colman
Publisher: [Sydney] : Angus and Robertson
ISBN:
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Planning And People from the Author: James Colman.

Australian Urban Planning

Author: Brendan Gleeson
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781865082387
Size: 57.82 MB
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Australian Urban Planning from the Author: Brendan Gleeson. Designed for use by academics, students, planning professionals, and anyone who takes an interest in the development of cities, this timely book explains the changes that have transformed planning in Australia and reinstates the need for planning based on principles that foreground social inclusion and ecological sustainability.

The Australian Metropolis

Author: Stephen Hamnett
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780419258100
Size: 77.87 MB
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The Australian Metropolis from the Author: Stephen Hamnett. The Australian Metropolis splendidly fills a huge gap in the literature on Australian cities. It is the definitive account of the history of Australian cities and the crucial role which planning has played in their genesis and growth. Spanning two centuries from the very beginning until the present day, it will instantly become a standard work ' Professor Sir Peter Hall, author of Cities in Civilisation.. The Australian Metropolis provides a single-volume introduction to the development of urban planning. It fills the need for a convenient, initial resource for anyone interested in the broad evolutionary sweep of modern planning. By setting the evolution of Australian planning within its broader societal context, The Australian Metropolis presents a balanced appraisal of the positive, negative and ambivalent legacies resulting from attempts to plan Australia's major cities. This book is the winner of two Royal Australian Planning Institute Awards for Planning Excellence in 2000/2001, including the New South Wales' Division Prize for Planning Scholarship in February 2001.

Cities For Sale

Author: Leonie Sandercock
Publisher: Melbourne University
ISBN:
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Cities For Sale from the Author: Leonie Sandercock. This hard-hitting account of the failure of urban planning in three major Australian cities applies worldwide and has been an international success. A new preface illustrates that the mistakes of the past continue with a vengeance.

Cities Citizens And Environmental Reform

Author: Robert Freestone
Publisher: Sydney University Press
ISBN: 1920899359
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Cities Citizens And Environmental Reform from the Author: Robert Freestone. Cities, Citizens and Environmental Reform tells a story of community involvement in the development of Australian town planning from the early 20th century - from the first wave of enthusiasm for modern town planning ideals before the Great War onto the more challenging social and political environment for the original town planning associations in the post-Second World War era.Meticulously researched and peppered with archival illustrations, the book reveals common threads and local differences in community planning movements across the nation and contributes to our understanding of modern urban planning in Australia.

An Introduction To The Study Of Town Planning In Australia

Author: John Sulman
Publisher: National Trust of Australia (Nsw)
ISBN: 9780957765795
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An Introduction To The Study Of Town Planning In Australia from the Author: John Sulman. Originally published in 1921, this facsimile edition reproduces the most important work of one of the leading early authorities on town planning in Australia. It represents one of the most comprehensive studies of the theory, practice and history of town planning viewed from Austrlian and worl-wide perspectives.

Sustainable Neighbourhoods In Australia

Author: Ray Rauscher
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319175726
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Sustainable Neighbourhoods In Australia from the Author: Ray Rauscher. This book examines the planning and implementation of policies to create sustainable neighborhoods, using as a case study the City of Sydney. The authors ask whether many past planning and development practices were appropriate to the ways that communities then functioned, and what lessons we have learned. The aim is to illustrate the many variations within a city and from neighborhood to neighborhood regarding renewal (rehabilitation), redevelopment (replacement) and new development. Case study examples of nine City of Sydney neighborhoods note the different histories of planning and development in each. Features of the studies include literature searches, field work (with photography), and analysis. The authors propose a set of sustainability principles which incorporate elements of the twenty seven principles of the 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development Part One explores sustainable urban planning, and the importance of planning tools that enable best planning outcomes for communities and investors. Common factors in the nine case study neighborhoods are renewal, redevelopment and development pressures affecting Sydney from the 1970s to 2014. Also discussed are the differing circumstances of planning faced by authorities, developers and communities in each of the study areas. Part Two of the book is focused on the case study areas in City of Sydney East area: Woolloomooloo and Kings Cross. Part Three covers case study areas in Sydney's Inner South area: Chippendale, Redfern and Waterloo District. Part Four surveys the Inner West suburb of Erskineville. Part Five looks at the City West area, including the Haymarket District and the Pyrmont and Ultimo District. Part Six concentrates on the North West area suburb of Glebe. Part Seven of the book looks at the growth area of South Sydney District, which includes the suburbs of Beaconsfield, Zetland and the new localities of Victoria Park and Green Square. The authors recount lessons learned and outline directions of planning for sustainable neighborhoods. Finally, the authors challenge readers to apply the lessons of these case studies to further advances in sustainable urban planning.