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Modern housing estates. A practical guide to their planning, design and development for the use of town planners, architects, surveyors, engineers, municipal officials, builders. . . illustrations and numerous folding plates. . . .

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Modern housing estates. A practical guide to their planning, design and development for the use of town planners, architects, surveyors, engineers, municipal officials, builders. . . illustrations and numerous folding plates. . . .

by GALE, Stanley

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London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd., [1948]. Folio. xii, 277, [1] pp. Folding colour frntsp. birds-eye view, over 200 photos, diagrams, large folding plans, architecture plans, and more. Red cloth, gilt lettrng, w/ d.j. wraparound cover art birds-eye view of proposed development at Nether Liberton, Scotland (mnr chppng hd & ft of spine, edgewear), VG/VG copy. First edition of this fascinating work on developing suburbs, and solving housing shortages after World War II in the United Kingdom. Included are developments and proposed developments in Birmingham, Bournville Village, Letchworth, Liverpool, Glasgow, Manchester, Leicester, Nottingham, Edinburgh, and Belfast.

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Bookseller
Zephyr Used & Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
42297
Title
Modern housing estates. A practical guide to their planning, design and development for the use of town planners, architects, surveyors, engineers, municipal officials, builders. . . illustrations and numerous folding plates. . . .
Author
GALE, Stanley
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
B.T. Batsford, Ltd.,
Place of Publication
London:
Date published
[1948].
Keywords
Urban Development, redevelopment, Architecture, Design, England, United Kingdom, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Engineering, Suburbs, Suburban, Housing, City Planning, Birmingham, Bournville Village, Letchworth, Liverpool, Glasgow, Manchester, Leice

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