08 February 2011

New Town - 1948

Check out this animation movie about New Towns development in England: sponsored by the Central Office of Information for Ministry of Town and Country Planning, it is a very interesting document that shows how catchy the idea at the time was... In his poppy way, the movie touches though arguments still being debated: which urban form would our protagonist, Charley, propose today?

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The City - 1939
Transportation System: New York 1940s vs. Beijing 2010s
The Changing City - mid 1960s
Urban Renewal: 1955 vs. 2006
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