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The ambiguity of town planning: innovation or re-interpretation?

@inproceedings{Verenini2012TheAO,
  title={The ambiguity of town planning: innovation or re-interpretation?},
  author={Andrea Verenini and Fabiano Lemes},
  year={2012}
}
The paper questions the nature of town planning as a coherent national strategy throughout Britain at the beginning of the 20th century, by analyzing the specific case study of Portsmouth. In 1912, the city unveiled an urban improvement scheme named Curzon Howe Road. This went to replace an industrial working-class residential area that had been classified as unhygienic and 'dangerous' for the general wellbeing of the inhabitants. Having been conceived in 1910 as a direct response to the 1909… Expand
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