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Radburn experimental town planning disap...

In the booming 1960s, Canberra adopted an innovative town planning initiative to make better use of green space in its newer suburbs, but in some places the idea failed. Planning authorities experimented with how to accommodate the growing population of the ACT, just as garden city urban designs became popular overseas. The Radburn model developed […]

For the sake of our cities, it’s time to

anchor Urban planning was a political priority in previous decades. Here, Housing Minister Julian Amery examines south London residential plans in 1971. (; Photograph: PA) As the cult of the star architect has waned over the decades and property developers have replaced bankers as the new super-rich, the figure of the […]