Paper $24.99 ISBN: 9781551641300 Published August 1999 N/F/S Canada, Ireland & United Kingdom
Cloth $53.99 ISBN: 9781551641317 Published August 1999 N/F/S Canada, Ireland & United Kingdom

Designing Utopia

John Ruskin’s Urban Vision for Britain and America

Michael Lang

Designing Utopia

Michael Lang

Distributed for Black Rose Books

240 pages | 6 x 9
Paper $24.99 ISBN: 9781551641300 Published August 1999 N/F/S Canada, Ireland & United Kingdom
Cloth $53.99 ISBN: 9781551641317 Published August 1999 N/F/S Canada, Ireland & United Kingdom
Contents
Table of Contents/ INTRODUCTION/ PART ONE THE CONCEPTUALIZATION OF RUSKIN’S URBAN VISION/ Chapter One: The Development of a Visionary/ Chapter Two: Ruskin’s Urban Vision/ Chapter Three: Ruskin’s Efforts at Practical Town Planning/ PART TWO THE DISCIPLES JOIN THE QUEST/ Chapter Four: William Morris and the Town Planning Implications of the Arts and Crafts Movement/ Chapter Five: Philip Webb and the Development of Ruskinian English Free Architecture and Planning/ PART THREE BUILDING UTOPIA: RUSKIN’S URBAN VISION COMES TO LIFE/ Chapter Six: The Planning and Design of the Arts and Craft Communities/ Chapter Seven: Planning and Design in the Early State Housing and Garden Village Programs/ PART FOUR IMPLICATIONS FOR MODERN TOWN PLANNING/ Chapter Eight: The Relationship of Ruskin’s Urban Vision to Contemporary Town Planning/ Chapter Nine: The New Urbanism: Ruskin’s Urban Vision Reborn?/ Chapter Ten: Ruskin’s Urban Vision as a Paradigm for Future Town Planning
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