More Garden Cities? Richard Rogers Says No

The Town & Country Planning Association of Britain recently released a report calling for more "garden cities" a la Ebenezer Howard. Famed British architect Richard Rogers thinks that's crazy.
July 17, 2011, 1pm PDT | Tim Halbur
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In an op-ed from last week, chief executive of the TCPA, wrote:

"The radical nature of the Garden City Movement ideals remain of critical relevance to the 21st century, providing a foundation for high quality, attractive and inclusive places, creating new jobs and truly sustainable lifestyles."

Rogers, quoted in Building Design Magazine, isn't buying it:

"Garden cities were a fantastic idea 150 years ago but it's time that the TCPA woke up to today and to today's crisis," he says.

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Published on Thursday, July 14, 2011 in Building Design
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