This category includes figures involved in the theory and practice of urban and regional planning. Some are academics or writers, while others have planned or designed regions, cities, towns, neighborhoods, or individual sites.
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Apte, Prakash M.
Papers on housing, architecture, planning, development, management, and education by the Indian architect and planner.
Benenson, Itzhak
University professor specializing in urban dynamics and ecological modeling. Includes information on research, publications, and classes.
Bertaud, Alain - The Study of Urban Spatial Structures
Papers and reports focused on urban spatial development.
Doxiadis, Constantinos (1913-1975)
Author and founder of Doxiadis Associates, a private firm of consulting engineers, with a small group of architects and planners. (Books: Ekistics - An Introduction to the Science of Human Settlements).
Haussmann, Baron (1809-1891)
French planner famous for the redevelopment of Paris under Napoleon III.
Huxtable, Ada Louise
Architecture critic for the Wall Street Journal, she advocates for preservation and cities as places of contrast. (Book: The Unreal America)
Kent, Fred
Founder and president of the Project for Public Spaces. Biography, publications, and interviews.
Kotkin, Joel
The author of "The New Geography" offers commentary, articles, consulting, his schedule, and a biography.
Kunstler, James Howard
Kunstler believes a lot of people share his feelings about the tragic landscape of highway strips, parking lots, housing tracts, mega-malls, junked cities, and ravaged countryside that makes up the everyday environment where most Americans live and work. (Books: The Geography of Nowhere, Home from Nowhere, The Long Emergency).
Newman, Oscar
Influential author of Defensible Space proposes physically restructuring communities to reduce crime and improve stability. Biography, book excerpts, and nonprofit institute profile.
Penn, William (1644-1718)
Penn's holy experiment and plan was idealistic to the point of utopianism. He wanted to establish a society that was godly, virtuous and exemplary for all of humanity.
Smithson, Peter and Allison
Although they are also both practicing architects, the Smithsons gained most of their recognition through their involvement with Team 10 and its overthrow of old CIAM philosophies.
Valsson, Trausti
Icelandic professor presents his curriculum vitae and details about two books, "Planning in Iceland" and "City and Nature."
Huxtable, Ada Louise
Architecture critic for the Wall Street Journal, she advocates for preservation and cities as places of contrast. (Book: The Unreal America)
Valsson, Trausti
Icelandic professor presents his curriculum vitae and details about two books, "Planning in Iceland" and "City and Nature."
Kunstler, James Howard
Kunstler believes a lot of people share his feelings about the tragic landscape of highway strips, parking lots, housing tracts, mega-malls, junked cities, and ravaged countryside that makes up the everyday environment where most Americans live and work. (Books: The Geography of Nowhere, Home from Nowhere, The Long Emergency).
Newman, Oscar
Influential author of Defensible Space proposes physically restructuring communities to reduce crime and improve stability. Biography, book excerpts, and nonprofit institute profile.
Apte, Prakash M.
Papers on housing, architecture, planning, development, management, and education by the Indian architect and planner.
Benenson, Itzhak
University professor specializing in urban dynamics and ecological modeling. Includes information on research, publications, and classes.
Kent, Fred
Founder and president of the Project for Public Spaces. Biography, publications, and interviews.
Doxiadis, Constantinos (1913-1975)
Author and founder of Doxiadis Associates, a private firm of consulting engineers, with a small group of architects and planners. (Books: Ekistics - An Introduction to the Science of Human Settlements).
Penn, William (1644-1718)
Penn's holy experiment and plan was idealistic to the point of utopianism. He wanted to establish a society that was godly, virtuous and exemplary for all of humanity.
Kotkin, Joel
The author of "The New Geography" offers commentary, articles, consulting, his schedule, and a biography.
Smithson, Peter and Allison
Although they are also both practicing architects, the Smithsons gained most of their recognition through their involvement with Team 10 and its overthrow of old CIAM philosophies.
Haussmann, Baron (1809-1891)
French planner famous for the redevelopment of Paris under Napoleon III.
Bertaud, Alain - The Study of Urban Spatial Structures
Papers and reports focused on urban spatial development.
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