The collaborative and multi-disciplinary process of shaping the physical setting of life in cities, towns and villages; the art of making places; design in an urban context. The Dictionary of Urbanism, Rob Cowan (2005) urban design
urban design v.
what do urban designers do?
organic v. planned
Child of Le Corbusier: Lee Bank, Birmingham, 1950s.
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1958 Rockefeller Foundation conference on urban design
The picturesque tradition: Gordon Cullen, Townscape