An Introduction to the Study of Town Planning in Australia
34cm x 21.5cm. xvi, 256 pages, 11 plates (2 double-sided, 9 folding, 3 colour), black and white illustrations, maps, and plans in the text. Blue cloth, gilt lettering.
One of the foundational works of Australian town planning. Chapter Contents: 1. The towns of the past; 2. The towns of the present and the future; 3. The health of towns; 4. Transportation; 5. The road system of towns; 6. Civic centres; 7. Business and residential centres, squares and open spaces; 8. Traffic centres, road junctions, street spacing, and size of city allotments; 9. Suburbs and subdivisions; 10. Suburbs and subdivisions (continued); 11. Parks and parkways; 12. Playgrounds, gardens and tree planting; 13. Civic aesthetics; 14. Civic aesthetics (continued); 15. Building regulations; 16. Drainage, services and road construction; 17. The improvement of existing cities and towns; 18. Re-housing; 19. Realisation of town planning and its cost; 20. Municipal government.
Stamps of Joint Committee for Tutorial Classes, Queensland, a part of the Australian Workers’ Education Association, with call number sticker to spine. Moderate wear and minor soiling to cloth, 6cm splitting to crown of lower joint, still firm. Endpapers replaced. Edges tanned. 5cm closed tear to tail edge of page 152, with creasing and minor closed tears to fore-edge of following folded plate, not affecting text or images. Good Condition.
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