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Lord Richard Rogers - Cities for a Small Country - 9780571206520 - KCW0013269
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Cities for a Small Country

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Description for Cities for a Small Country Paperback. On average, from 2000 to 2025, Britain will need almost four million additional households. How can these be provided without the endless "development" of the countryside, or stretching already strained urban resources? This work tackles these issues. Num Pages: 320 pages, 100 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JFS; KCN; RPC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 177 x 180 x 14. Weight in Grams: 688. Very good copy with light shelf wear. Lightly sunned cover, remains very good
Britain is abandoning its cities and sprawling over green fields. Crime, congestion and inequality are getting worse. Is there an alternative? After two years' work for the Urban Task Force, architect Richard Rogers and Professor Anne Power set out the problems of cities and propose radical solutions. Suburban sprawl, over-use of energy, environmental damage, depleted inner cities and marginalised communities will force us to waste less and live more compactly. We need cites for a small country. This book follows the celebrated Cities for a Small Planet, weaving together architectural and social perspectives. Future generations will inherit our ... Read more

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Faber & Faber
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London, United Kingdom
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About Lord Richard Rogers
Richard Rogers is the chair of the Urban Task Force. He is the prize-winning architect of the Pompidou Centre, Paris, the Lloyds Building and the Millennium Dome, London. He is a passionate advocate of beautiful cities as economic powerhouses, centres of invention, creativity and social integration.

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