The Planning Imagination: Peter Hall and the Study of Urban and Regional Planning by Mark Tewdwr-jonesThe Planning Imagination: Peter Hall and the Study of Urban and Regional Planning by Mark Tewdwr-jones

The Planning Imagination: Peter Hall and the Study of Urban and Regional Planning

EditorMark Tewdwr-jones, Nicholas Phelps, Robert Freestone

Paperback | October 25, 2013

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Knighted in 1998 'for services to the Town and Country Planning Association', and in 2003 named by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as a 'Pioneer in the Life of the Nation', Peter Hall is internationally renowned for the breadth and depth of his studies and writings on urban and regional planning. For the last 50 years, he has captured and helped to create the 'planning imagination'.

Here the editors have brought together in five themes a series of critical reflections on Peter's vast and diverse contributions. Those reflections are provided by colleagues familiar with his work.

The five parts are devoted to Peter Hall's breadth of academic work, covering the history of cities and planning, London, spatial planning, connectivity and mobility, and urban globalization. Finally, as a sixth part, the editors have asked Peter Hall himself to reflect on his career and the sources of his imagination.

The story this book tells is not one of a singular, totally consistent theoretical and philosophical view elaborated over several decades. Rather it covers a set of views that necessarily admits signs of Peter's inconsistency and imperfection over the years ' the insights and imperfections that inevitably accompany the exercise of a nonetheless remarkably fertile, restless and inspiring planning imagination.

Mark Tewdwr-Jonesis Professor of Spatial Planning and Governance at the Bartlett School of Planning, University College, London. Born in Wales and educated at Cardiff and London Universities, he worked previously in local government in Devon and at Cardiff and Aberdeen Universities. Research activity focuses on the politics and governa...
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Title:The Planning Imagination: Peter Hall and the Study of Urban and Regional PlanningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 9.69 × 6.85 × 0.68 inPublished:October 25, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415506085

ISBN - 13:9780415506083

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Table of Contents

1. Geography, History and the Planning ImaginationNicholas A. Phelps, Mark Tewdwr-Jones and Robert Freestone 2. Urban and Regional PlanningSusan Fainstein 3. Great Planning DisastersMichael Batty 4. Cities of TomorrowRobert Freestone 5. Cities in CivilisationJohn Rennie Short 6. London's EconomyRon Martin 7. London 2000/2001Michael Hebbert 8. Working CapitalChris Hamnett9. Regional PlanningJohn Glasson10. The Containment of Urban EnglandTony Champion and John Goddard 11. Sociable CitiesDennis Hardy 12. Regeneration: The Inner City in ContextNick Bailey 13. Non-PlanPhilip Allmendinger14. The Information Age and Technological ChangeEdward J. Malecki 15. Technopoles of the WorldJulie Tian Miao16. Transport and PlanningDavid Banister17. The World CitiesPeter J. Taylor 18. The Polycentric VisionRobert C. Kloosterman and Bart Lambregts 19. Europe 2000: A Pioneering WorkAndreas Faludi 20. Urban FuturesSimin Davoudi 21. Apologia pro Vita SuaPeter Hall