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London Docklands: Urban Design in an Age of Deregulation discusses the process and products of the first 10 years of the London Docklands. The book is comprised of 10 chapters that are organized into three parts.
The first part talks about the potentials of the London Docklands. The second part presents the area of studies, which are the Isle of Dogs, Surrey Docks, Wapping, and the Royal Docks. The last part deals with the observations and speculations.
The text will be a great source to urban planners, particularly those who are involved in projects that deal with cities that are in close proximity to large bodies of water.
Part One Realizing the Potential of London Docklands
1 The Evolution of Docklands as a Distinctive Place
2 Docklands: a Regenerated Place or the Landscape of Speculation?
3 Planning the New Infrastructure of London Docklands
4 The LDDC's Approach to Urban Design
Part Two The Area Studies
5 The Isle of Dogs
6 Surrey Docks
8 The Royal Docks
Part Three Observations and Speculations
9 Docklands: Success or Failure?
10 The Future of Docklands
Appendix I Chronology of London Docklands
Appendix II Relevant Provisions of the Local Government Planning and Land Act 1980 and Action of LDDC
Appendix III Three Key Interviews
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1992
- 30th October 1992
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Professor of Architecture, University of Huddersfield