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Iconic Planned Communities and the Challenge of Change

In the history of planning the design of an entire community prior to its construction is among the oldest traditions Iconic Planned Communities and the Challenge of Change explores the twenty first century fortunes of planned communities around the world Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives the editors and contributors examine what happened to planned communities after their glory days had passed and they became vulnerable to pressures of growth change and even declineBeginning with Robert Owen's industrial village in Scotland and concluding with Robert Davis's neotraditional resort haven in Florida this book documents the effort to translate optimal design into sustaining a common life that works for changing circumstances and new generations of residents Basing their approac

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H on historical research and practical on the ground considerations the essayists argue that preservation efforts succeed best when they build upon foundational planning principles address landscape architecture and social engineering together and respect the spirit of placePresenting twenty three case studies located in six continents each contributor considers how to preserve the spirit of the community and its key design elements and the ways in which those elements can be adapted to contemporary circumstances and changing demographics Iconic Planned Communities and the Challenge of Change espouses strategies to achieve critical resilience and emphasizes the vital connection between heritage preservation euitable sharing of the benefits of living in these carefully designed place

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