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Conservation and the City

By: Peter J Larkham

329 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 1996 | #68522 | ISBN: 0415079489
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A study of conservation and change throughout the built environment, and how the activities of conservation interact with the planning system.


Preface, Part 1: The Conservation Background, Chapter 1. Introduction: Conflict and Conservation, Chapter 2. The History of Urban Conservation, Chapter 3. The Spread of Conservationism: the British Experience, Chapter 4. Conservation and Changing Legislation: Implications for the Landscape, Part 2: The Changing Conserved Town, Chapter 5. Area-based Conservation, Chapter 6. Decision-makers and Decision-making in the Conserved Townscape, Chapter 7. Area Enhancement, Development Control and Policy, Chapter 8. Amounts and Types of Change in the Conserved City Centre, Chapter 9. Changes in Residential Conservation Areas, Chapter 10. The Impact of Change on the Conserved Townscape, Part 3: Implications of Conservation: Ethics, Theory, and Practice, Chapter 11. Townscape Change and the Conserved City, Appendix 1: Chief Planning Officer's Report on Proposed Extension to Norwich Conservation Area, Appendix 2: Comments on the Crowngate Shopping Centre Scheme from the Worcester City Department of Technical Services, Appendix 3: Approach to Managing Historical Urban Landscapes, References, Index

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