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Jaqueline Tyrwhitt : a transnational life in urban planning and design / Ellen Shoshkes.

Author/Creator:
Shoshkes, Ellen., author.
Publication:
London : Routledge, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (275 p.)
Series:
Design and the built environment series.
Design and the built environment
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Subjects:
City planners -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Women city planners -- Great Britain -- Biography.
City planning -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
City planning -- History -- 20th century.
Tyrwhitt, Jaqueline.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Jaqueline Tyrwhitt, a British town planner, editor, and educator who was at the center of the group of people who shaped the postwar Modern Movement played a central role in Twentieth Century design history and yet her contributions to planning and urban design education and practice, mapping, CIAM discourse are largely unacknowledged. This intellectual biography not only details these landmark contributions, working alongside Geddes, Sert, Giedion and Doxiadis, but also indicates their relevance for contemporary scholars and practitioners, particularly those concerned with 'healthy' community
Contents:
pt. I. 1905-1940
pt. II. 1941-1945
pt. III. 1945-1949
pt. IV. 1949-1956
pt. V. 1955-1972.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
First published 2013 by Ashgate Publishing.
Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Santa Fe, Arg.: elibro, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to eLibro affiliated libraries.
ISBN:
1-317-11128-1
1-317-11127-3
1-315-59035-2
1-299-39819-7
1-4094-1779-4
OCLC:
1018161070
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9781315590356 doi