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Jaqueline Tyrwhitt : a transnational life in urban planning and design

Author: Ellen Shoshkes
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England : Ashgate Publishing Limited, [2013]
Series: Design and the built environment series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jaqueline Tyrwhitt, a British town planner, editor, and educator who was at the center of the group of people who shaped the postwar Modern Movement played a central role in Twentieth Century design history and yet her contributions to planning and urban design education and practice, mapping, CIAM discourse are largely unacknowledged. This intellectual biography not only details these landmark contributions,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Jaqueline Tyrwhitt; Jaqueline Tyrwhitt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Shoshkes
ISBN: 9781409417781 1409417786 1409417794 9781409417798 1409473740 9781409473749
OCLC Number: 812687807
Description: xiv, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents: Preface; Part I 1905-1940: Foundations; New landscape, new society; Studying regional and town planning; Serving on the land. Part II 1941-1945: Association for Planning and Regional Reconstruction; Composite mind: planning for postwar reconstruction; Training planners for postwar reconstruction. Part III 1945-49: Trans-Atlantic shift; Geddes as a guide; Trans-Atlantic postwar planning. Part IV 1949-1956: Planning for real and ideal cities; The core of the community; Inter-relations: communications, culture and urbanism. Part V 1955-1972: Urban planning and design education 1955-1960; Synthesis: urban design and ekistics; Epilogue: Tyrwhitt's utopia: a garden on a Greek hillside; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Design and the built environment series.
Responsibility: Ellen Shoshkes, Portland State University, USA.
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Jaqueline Tyrwhitt, a British town planner, editor, and educator who was at the center of the group of people who shaped the postwar Modern Movement played a central role in Twentieth Century design  Read more...

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The full and fascinating story of the Englishwoman who, at one time or another, connects with almost every strand of twentieth-century global urbanism.Michael Hebbert, Manchester University, Read more...

 
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