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The Architecture and Planning of Milton Keynes

Derek Walker

This book outlines the early development of the new town through the 1970s, when Derek Walker was Chief Architect and Planner.

London: Architectural Press; New York: Nichols Publishing, 1982. ISBN 0851397352

£15.00

Architecture and Planning of Milton Keynes front cover

 

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Contents

Introduction by Steen Eiler Rasmussen

Will Milton Keynes feel urban?

Landscaping and infrastructure

Grid roads - a look at what is emerging

The existing fabric

The housing dilemma

Central Milton Keynes

Industrial and commercial buildings

Leisure and recreation at Milton Keynes

Unbuilt Milton Keynes

Private architects in Milton Keynes

The communication of ideas

Urban sterility and grid square mix

Composite image of the city

Credits