Architecture and Planning of Milton Keynes

The Architecture and Planning of Milton Keynes

This book outlines the early development of the new town through the 1970s, when Derek Walker was Chief Architect and Planner.

London: Architectural Press

New York: Nichols Publishing, 1982

ISBN 0851397352

£20.00 (Shipping included)

Contents

  • Introduction by Steen Eiler Rasmussen
  • Will Milton Keynes feel urban?
  • Landscaping and infrastructure
  • Grid roads - a look at what is emerging
  • The existing fabric
  • The housing dilemma
  • Central Milton Keynes
  • Industrial and commercial buildings
  • Leisure and recreation at Milton Keynes
  • Unbuilt Milton Keynes
  • Private architects in Milton Keynes
  • The communication of ideas
  • Urban sterility and grid square mix
  • Composite image of the city

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