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Man-made future : planning, education and design in mid-twentieth-century Britain

Author: Iain Boyd Whyte
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
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'Man-Made Future' presents a collection of essays investigating post-1945 city planning in Britain from a visual, emotional and aesthetic viewpoint rather than the purely technical, describing the emergence of a new post-war society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Man-made future.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(DLC) 2006022927
(OCoLC)70407831
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Boyd Whyte
ISBN: 9780203003954 0203003950
OCLC Number: 84907413
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 255 p.) : ill.
Contents: 1947 and all that : why has the act lasted so long? / Jules Lubbock --
Otto Neurath and the sociology of happiness / Iain Boyd Whyte --
Surveying and comprehensive planning : the 'co-ordination of knowledge' in the wartime plans of Patrick Abercrombie and Max Lock / Michiel Dehaene --
Everywhere at any time : post-Second World War genealogies of the city of the future / Volker M. Welter --
Perceptions in the conception of the modernist urban environment : Canadian perspectives on the spatial theory of Jaqueline Tyrwhitt / Rhodri Windsor-Liscombe --
Selling the future city : images in UK post-war reconstructions plans / Peter J. Larkham --
Paper dream city/modern monument : Donald Gibson and Coventry / Louise Campbell --
Conceptions and perceptions of urban futures in early post-war Britain : some everyday experiences of the rebuilding of Coventry, 1944-62 / Keith D. Lilley --
"Into the world of conscious expression" : modernist revolutionaries at the Architectural Association, 1933-39 / Elizabeth Darling --
PLAN : a student journal of ambition and anxiety / Clive B. Fenton --
"Destroy all humans!" / Simon Richards --
The English university of the 1960s : built community, model universe / John McKean --
The tall barracks artistically reconsidered : Hyde Park cavalry barracks and the total environment of modern military life / Miles Glendinning.
Responsibility: edited by Iain Boyd Whyte.

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'Man-Made Future' presents a collection of essays investigating post-1945 city planning in Britain from a visual, emotional and aesthetic viewpoint rather than the purely technical, describing the emergence of a new post-war society.

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