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Scottish new towns

Christopher J. Carter

Scottish new towns

their contribution to post-war growth and urban development in Central Scotland.

by Christopher J. Carter

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Published by Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, University of Dundee in Dundee .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesOccasional papers in town and regional planning -- 19
ContributionsDuncan of Jordanstone College of Art., University of Dundee.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14464940M

For some reason, that lodged in my head. Most cities we live in haven't been planned at all, they're the product of hundreds or thousands of years of architectural accretions. Gregory and his friends playfully mock the town, but their youthful affection for Cumbernauld shines through; it neatly encapsulates the optimism these places were all about: doing things differently, doing them better. Crucially, she mentions "people being consciously part of the story.

Was Howard successful in creating a utopian community with his Garden Cities? But the title needed to be more than just a pun. So are the people, their beards, the food, the currency. Aside from the sheer effort of planning a whole new town there was occasional dissent from those who feared the concreting over of the countryside. How radical would you be in preserving the past?

What reasons does the film provide for these problems? And the town needed to have more than just character, it had to be a character in these books. Who do you think was behind the making of the film and who was the intended audience? This was effective, as most settlers had already succumbed to disease or starvation. Make a list and discuss some of your own favourite stereotypes e.


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New Towns were sometimes sublime and surely strange; but more of a success than the popular consensus gave them credit for. How does he lament the Glasgow that existed before the modernisation? It had a fantastically urban quality. He wrote to many bookdealers across the region, inviting them to set up shop in some of the original village buildings such as barns, houses, and sheds to keep the look of the village intact.

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