Narratives of Place, Planning and Change
Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol
Part One: Between recreated past and threatening future: The modern planning project
2. “This new fangled planning doctrine”
3. "The era of reconstruction begins"
Part Two: The desire for the modern world: Narratives of change for cities and planning 1930–1979
4. Poetic realism: filmic planning in an era of transportation modernisation
5. “Look at all those chimneys. That’s money.” Urban space and social realism
6. “It’s like living in heaven up here!”
7. “The planners did their best.” Utilising irony and prose to protect the past.
8. Taking a bird’s-eye view: modern planning and the changing landscape
9. “Planning turned out to be war by other means”
Part Three: In everything, accept the genius of the place: Towards a new respect for place in planning
10. A multiplicity of meanings of space and place
11. “A sense of beauty, culture and civic pride”
12. Fearful symmetries: the spirit and purpose of modern planning