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French national urban policy and the Paris region new towns

Jack A. Underhill

French national urban policy and the Paris region new towns

the search for community

by Jack A. Underhill

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of International Affairs in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • Paris region.,
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • New towns -- France -- Paris region.,
    • Urban policy -- France.

    • About the Edition

      This a description of one of the great success stories of French national urban policy: their new towns (Villes Nouvelles) in the Paris region. They are attractive, well planned, have a good mix of housing by income, are energy efficient, tied into the rail and subway system of the Paris region. The original book was in Color. The book was written in the late 90s based on Underhill,s trip to France and needs to be updated.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Jack A. Underhill, with Paul Brace and James Rubenstein.
      ContributionsBrace, Paul, joint author., Rubenstein, James M., joint author., United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Office of International Affairs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT165.P37 U52
      The Physical Object
      Pagination131 p. :
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4238406M
      LC Control Number80602925

      the importance of an integrated approach to urban development. The ‘Cities of tomorrow’ reflection process will provide inspiration for policy-makers and practitioners involved in urban development, whether at local, regional, national or European level. Looking ahead and developing visions of the cities of tomorrow is becoming. The urban fabric thus created, to meet the needs of the new economic system, has resulted in new cities that degenerate into dormitory towns. Ultimately, it has turned the city into an object — an industrialised object like any other, a desolate place with concrete surfaces everywhere, which no doubt contributes to global warming.

        Planning History Timeline: a Selected Chronology of Events. Prof. Scott Campbell (Urban & Regional Planning Program, University Of Michigan). See also these related sites: Remembrances & Obituaries of Planning Scholars & "Urban theorist timeline" Do you have a suggestion for a new entry (especially entries to broaden, enrich, diversify how we conceive of . Île-de-France is the compact region immediately surrounding such, the region includes all of the metropolis, from the great French capital itself through the gritty inner banlieue right out to now far-flung suburbs and exurbs, together with several large surrounding towns that form part of the greater conurbation. All is not urban sprawl, however: the region is also known for its.

      New Urbanism is an urban planning and design movement that began in the United States in the early s. Its goals are to reduce dependence on the car, and to create livable and walkable, neighborhoods with a densely packed array of housing, jobs, and commercial : Amanda Briney. From Van Gogh and Mistral to the Marquis de Sade and Peter Mayle, the corner of Provence known as the Luberon has long called to creatives—and with good reason. Beset with charming and idyllic towns rich with history and culture, this region is .


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