Shaping London: The patterns and forms that make the metropolis
Illustrated with original sketches, maps, archive photographs and paintings, this book provides a vibrant and intriguing collage of London’s patterns and its history.
• The Thames at West London, Central London, Docklands and the Estuary
• The London Underground
• The natural landscape
The River: 'Liquid History'.
Rural Upper Thames.
The Urban Thames.
Estuary Thames: London's Engine Room.
London's Infrastructure: Inventing the Metropolis.
The Tube - London Underground.
London's Roads and Pavements: Emerging Conflicts.
Pedestrians, Cyclists and Buses.
Occupying the Land.
Landscapes, Parks and Gardens.
Conclusion: London's Urbiculture.
Masterplanning and place-making work by Terry Farrell.
Bibliography by Chapter.
'Britain's best known urban planner, - Evening Standard, 24 July 2009