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Planning Mombasa

Justin Willis

in Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203209
eISBN:
9780191675782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203209.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes what efforts were made to reshape the town of Mombasa through town planning by the administration. In Mombasa, the authorities sought to remake urban physical space in order to ... More


The Regional City and Town Planning

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Clarence Samuel Stein's postwar concept of the Regional City as well as the maturation of his town planning ideas. Stein and his colleagues began to regularly use the term ... More


Placement and Pilgrimage: Dislocation and Relocation

David Brown

in God and Enchantment of Place: Reclaiming Human Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271986
eISBN:
9780191602801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271984.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter consists of three sections. The first considers feelings of alienation in modern cities and contrasts this with ancient approaches to home and city. Detailed consideration is given to ... More


International Initiatives and Building a Legacy

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter considers Clarence Samuel Stein's legacy as a community architect, along with his postwar engagement in international initiatives in town planning. In the years after World War II, Stein ... More


City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning

Michael J. Lewis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171814
eISBN:
9781400884315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171814.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The vision of Utopia obsessed the nineteenth-century mind, shaping art, literature, and especially town planning. This book takes readers across centuries and continents to show how Utopian town ... More


The discourses of order and modernisation

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Coexisting with the laissez-faire discourse described in chapter two, British accounts of Hong Kong—including official ones—also emphasized modernization. Above all, this meant containing the ... More


‘Not even the trivial grace of a straight line’1: Or Why Dundee Never Built a New Town

Charles McKean

in Victorian Dundee: Image and Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860912
eISBN:
9781474406062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860912.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

In popular perception, Dundee is far more likely to be associated with jute, jam, and journalism than with the graciousness of early nineteenth-century neo-classical town planning. It never built a ... More


The Architect as Houser

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Clarence Samuel Stein's contributions as a houser lending consistent support for a government role in order to more effectively engage the private sector while charting his ... More


Christianopolis

Michael J. Lewis

in City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171814
eISBN:
9781400884315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171814.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses the decision of Friedrich I, the Duke of Württemberg, to establish a town for religious refugees at the extreme northern edge of the Black Forest, in 1598. He hoped to attract ... More


‘City of the Future’: James Thomson’s Vision of the City Beautiful

Bob Harris

in Victorian Dundee: Image and Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860912
eISBN:
9781474406062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860912.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter explores Dundee's participation in the early town-planning movement and the ways in which, under its influence, several individuals began, from the turn of the twentieth century, to ... More


Toward Greater Mumbai

Nikhil Rao

in House, but No Garden: Apartment Living in Bombay's Suburbs, 1898-1964

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678129
eISBN:
9781452948034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678129.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines the suburbanization of the island of Salsette, most of which would later be annexed to form Greater Bombay. Town planning—as distinguished from urban planning—was the favored ... More


The collaborating planner?: Practitioners in the neoliberal age

Ben Clifford and Mark Tewdwr-Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447305118
eISBN:
9781447307891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305118.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Since the turn of the 21st century, there has been a greater pace of reform to planning in Britain than at any other time. As a public sector activity, planning has also been impacted heavily by the ... More


Planning and the Eighteenth-Century City, 1955–75

Erika Hanna

in Modern Dublin: Urban Change and the Irish Past, 1957-1973

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680450
eISBN:
9780191760303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680450.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 1 begins by narrating the history of the city from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. It then goes on to assesses the state’s vision for the city from the late 1950s to the early ... More


Cusco: Urbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World

Ian Farrington

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044330
eISBN:
9780813046327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044330.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book is the first major study of the inka capital of Cusco using both historical and archaeological data. The nature of inka planning, architecture, and construction are discussed to form a ... More


Colonizing the Country

Louise Young

in Beyond the Metropolis: Second Cities and Modern Life in Interwar Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275201
eISBN:
9780520955387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275201.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Urban population growth of the interwar triggered an expansion of the built environment of the city. Proliferation of regional rail transformed the economic geographies of urban space and the ... More


Small-town comprehensive planning in California:: Medial pathways to community-based participation

Hemalata Dandekar and Kelly Main

in Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315162
eISBN:
9781447315186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In southern California the authors present a case study revealing that community action is an extension of existing community processes and capacities. They are dealing with processes that have been ... More


Harmony

Michael J. Lewis

in City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171814
eISBN:
9781400884315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171814.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Johann Georg Rapp, who persuaded nearly a thousand of his followers to leave Germany for America, where they would build three towns in the wilderness, and in the process ... More


Urbanism and Master Planning: Configuring the Colonial City

Robert Home and Anthony D. King

in Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198713326
eISBN:
9780191781766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713326.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter addresses recent critical accounts of urban planning in the historic space of the British empire and with a particular focus on indigenous representations of the ‘colonial city’, drawing ... More


Western Europe and British North America, 1100–1800

Susan Reynolds

in Before Eminent Domain: Toward a History of Expropriation of Land for the Common Good

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833537
eISBN:
9781469604282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895863_reynolds.6
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the evidence on the actual practice of expropriation of land for the common good in western Europe and British North America between 1100 and 1800. Focusing on England, Italy, ... More


Archaeology and the Town

Ian Farrington

in Cusco: Urbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044330
eISBN:
9780813046327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044330.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses two approaches that have been successful in studying the mediaeval European townscape, town plan analysis and urban archaeology. These are appropriate for this study because ... More


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